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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, Rehab Ratings, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 74 beds and a daily average of 53.9 residents (which would leave,on average, 20 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 2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.42 and a National average of 3.32. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior care, nursing care, and rehab questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

They have had 4 fine(s).
Totalling: $52476.50.


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Due to COVID-19 and just new rules in general, many nursing homes have new procedures for visiting. We advise calling Salem Lutheran Home ( at (712) 764-4201 ) to see what their protocols are for visiting and placement appointments if you are not already familiar with them.

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: 2/5 (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:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
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.

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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Salem Lutheran Home to Medicare is $587.00 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $718) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $372.00 per day. Some accept this as payment in full. Coinsurance and other forms of Medicare and insurance can often help cover most, if not all, of the rest. 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

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

Registered Nurse
26.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
42.6 minutes
CNA
111.6 minutes

Weekend Staffing

Total RN Weekend Hours:
0.1793 hours
Total Weekend Nursing:
2.51939 hours

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.15 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 6.24 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
General Information Icon COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Residents who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
93.8%
Staff who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
84.7%
Residents up-to-date on Covid-19 Boosters
56.3%
Staff up-to-date on Covid-19 boosters
13.6%
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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: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 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 69.02 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 53.9 residents compared to the IA average of 49.91 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 72.84% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 72.31% and a national average of 81.38%.


Salem Lutheran Home's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.42 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to the IA average of 2.82 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 3.57 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.68 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. Long Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 3.37 and a National average of 3.33.
  6. Short Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 2.97 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.71 for Salem Lutheran Home versus the IA average of 2.83 and a national average of 3.20.

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Contact Info Icon CMS Quality Reporting This section offers a snapshot of key quality measures for skilled nursing facilities, highlighting care effectiveness, readmission rates, and resident well-being to help you make informed decisions about nursing care.

Rate of functional assessment and goal setting in treatment plans.

Value: 100.0%


Unadjusted rate of potentially preventable readmissions.

Value: 7.50


Risk-standardized rate of preventable readmissions.

Value: 9.74


Observed rate of discharge to community.

Value: 51.85%


Risk-standardized rate of discharge to community.

Value: 52.13%


Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary (MSPB) score for SNF residents.

Value: 1.04


Rate of medication review and follow-up for residents.

Value: 96.7%


Rate of SNF residents experiencing falls with major injury.

Value: 0.0%


Observed change in self-care score.

Value: 3.5


Observed change in mobility score.

Value: 12.2


Rate of residents at or above expected self-care ability at discharge.

Value: 14.3%


Rate of residents at or above expected mobility level at discharge.

Value: 26.2%


Rate of new or worsened pressure ulcers/injuries.

Value: 3.3%


Observed rate of healthcare-associated infections leading to hospitalization.

Value: 1.96%


Rate of COVID-19 vaccination among SNF healthcare personnel.

Value: 89.1%


Rate of flu vaccination among healthcare personnel.

Value: 97.3%


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Measure Description: Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission

Resident Type: Short Stay

Observed Value: 14.29 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 17.57 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Measure Description: Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit

Resident Type: Short Stay

Observed Value: 14.29 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 9.75 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Measure Description: Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days

Resident Type: Long Stay

Observed Value: 1.61 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 1.49 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Measure Description: Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days

Resident Type: Long Stay

Observed Value: 2.89 (This is the actual score observed for the measure.)

Expected Value: 2.41 (This score is what we would typically expect given the standard conditions and models.)


Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Salem Lutheran Home
OrganizationRole
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan SocietyOperational/managerial Control
Urinko, NatashaOperational/managerial Control
Jones, HenryDirector
Menter, KeithDirector
Nicotero, NicholasDirector
Bieker, DebraOfficer
Knudsen, JeanetteOfficer
Larsen, LeroyOfficer
Moore, DarwinOfficer
Nelsen, DorothyOfficer
Nielsen, PhilOfficer
Petersen, TroyOfficer
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