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Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn, IA

Salem Lutheran Home is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Elk Horn, Iowa (Shelby county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Salem Lutheran Home includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 74 beds and 65 residents (which would leave 9 beds available). Salem Lutheran Home participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Salem Lutheran Home received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Question Mark Icon Business Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 4/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Nursing Home:
Salem Lutheran Home
Business Name:
American Lutheran Church
CMS ID:
165155
Street Address:
2027 COLLEGE AVENUE
City:
Elk Horn
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
51531
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 2027 College Avenue in Elk Horn Iowa 51531.
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They can be reached by phone at (712) 764-4201.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Salem Lutheran Home is approximately 25.7 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Salem Lutheran Home to Medicare is $563.11 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $290.32 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Salem Lutheran Home directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Salem Lutheran Home is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 27 men and 30 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Salem Lutheran Home with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
14%
Alzheimer's
51%
Asthma
16%
Cancer
12%
CHF
47%
COPD
35%
Depression
49%
Diabetes
46%
Hyperlipidemia
70%
IHD
56%
Osteoporosis
11%
RA or OA
65%
Schizophrenia
14%
Stroke
7%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Salem Lutheran Home began on May 01, 1990.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


Services Provided by Salem Lutheran Home include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0803551
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WPS (IOWA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 74
Alzheimer's Beds: 18

General Information Icon Staff Size

Salem Lutheran Home provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
30 minutes
LPN / LVN
44.4 minutes
CNA
99 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.25 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.48 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Salem Lutheran Home. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.57
Administration
5.13
CNAs
20.38
Dietitians
0.13
Food Service
7.15
Housekeeping
5.66
LPN / LVN
11.41
Medication Tech
7.46
Nurse Admin
3.97
Nursing Director
1.03
Occ. Therapist
0.49
OT Assistant
0.71
Other Staff
1.86
Pharmacist
0.04
Physical Therapist
0.27
PT Assistant
0.87
Qualified Activities
0.94
RNs
3.53
Social Worker
1.04
Speech Pathology
0.09
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Salem Lutheran Home in ELK HORN, Iowa has 74 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 65 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 87.84% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Salem Lutheran Home's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 3.6 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.94 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 3.96 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.8 for Salem Lutheran Home versus the IA average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Salem Lutheran Home
Number of Residents:
SALEM LUTHERAN HOME 65 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
SALEM LUTHERAN HOME 74 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
SALEM LUTHERAN HOME 3.8 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
SALEM LUTHERAN HOME 4 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Salem Lutheran Home
OrganizationRole
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan SocietyOperational/managerial Control
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