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West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids, IA

West Ridge Care Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Linn county). The Nursing Home Site profile for West Ridge Care Center includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 60 beds and 48 residents (which would leave 12 beds available). West Ridge Care Center participates in Medicare and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


West Ridge Care Center received an overall rating from CMS of 5 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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Nursing Home:
West Ridge Care Center
Business Name:
West Ridge Associates Inc
CMS ID:
165567
Street Address:
3131 F AVENUE NW
City:
Cedar Rapids
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
52405
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare
Ownership:
For 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: 3131 F Avenue Nw in Cedar Rapids Iowa 52405.
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They can be reached by phone at (319) 390-3367.
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 West Ridge Care Center is approximately 30.8 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 West Ridge Care Center to Medicare is $605.18 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $365.02 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 West Ridge Care Center 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 West Ridge Care Center is approximately 83 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 53 men and 84 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at West Ridge Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
23%
Alzheimer's
37%
Asthma
28%
Cancer
20%
CHF
57%
COPD
32%
Depression
43%
Diabetes
37%
Hyperlipidemia
66%
IHD
63%
Osteoporosis
20%
RA or OA
59%
Schizophrenia
11%
Stroke
10%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare participation for West Ridge Care Center began on Jan 01, 2006.

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


Services Provided by West Ridge Care Center include:
Clinical Labs, Dietary, Housekeeping, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities

Ownership Changes: 0
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WPS (IOWA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Urban
Alzheimer's Beds: 15

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West Ridge Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
72 minutes
LPN / LVN
38.4 minutes
CNA
192.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.85 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 13.86 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 West Ridge Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.79
Administration
7.33
CNAs
29.63
Dietitians
0.37
Food Service
8.24
Housekeeping
5.98
LPN / LVN
5.93
Medical Director
0.11
Medication Tech
1.96
Nurse Admin
2.31
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.94
OT Assistant
2.46
Other Staff
1.14
Pharmacist
0.07
Physical Therapist
2.16
Physician Ext.
0.03
PT Assistant
0.76
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
9.65
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
0.97
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: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Cedar Rapids:
Manorcare Health Services


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

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West Ridge Care Center in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa has 60 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 48 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 80% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


West Ridge Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IA average of 3.6 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IA average of 3.94 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 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 4.4 for West Ridge Care Center versus the IA average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER 48 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER 60 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER 4.4 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER 5 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for West Ridge Care Center
OrganizationRole
Ann D Ahearn Revocable Trust5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Company Llc5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
West Ridge Associates Inc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
West Ridge Associates IncOperational/managerial Control
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