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West Ridge Specialty Care in Knoxville, IA

West Ridge Specialty Care is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Knoxville, Iowa (Marion county). The Nursing Home Site profile for West Ridge Specialty Care includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 78 beds and 73 residents (which would leave 5 beds available). West Ridge Specialty Care 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.


West Ridge Specialty Care received an overall rating from CMS of 2 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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24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
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Sunday
24 Hours
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Nursing Home:
West Ridge Specialty Care
Business Name:
Care Initiatives
CMS ID:
165308
Street Address:
1904 WEST HOWARD STREET
City:
Knoxville
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
50138
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:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 1904 West Howard Street in Knoxville Iowa 50138.
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They can be reached by phone at (641) 842-3153.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at West Ridge Specialty Care is approximately 21.4 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 Specialty Care to Medicare is $501.76 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $322.55 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 Specialty Care 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 Specialty Care is approximately 80 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 21 men and 30 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


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

Atrial Fibrillation
20%
Alzheimer's
29%
Asthma
16%
Cancer
16%
CHF
41%
COPD
29%
Depression
35%
Diabetes
49%
Hyperlipidemia
59%
IHD
37%
Osteoporosis
14%
RA or OA
59%
Schizophrenia
20%
Stroke
20%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for West Ridge Specialty Care began on Nov 01, 1996.


Services Provided by West Ridge Specialty Care 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: 0808311
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WISCONSIN PHYSICIANS SERVICE
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 78
Multi-Facility Name: Care Initiatives

General Information Icon Staff Size

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

Registered Nurse
30 minutes
LPN / LVN
28.8 minutes
CNA
99.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.99 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 1.38 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 Specialty Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.43
Administration
1.14
CNAs
16.37
Dietitians
0.23
Food Service
7.2
Housekeeping
6.34
LPN / LVN
7.55
Medical Director
0.21
Nurse Training
1.02
Nurse Admin
2.31
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.11
OT Assistant
0.54
Pharmacist
0.1
Physical Therapist
0.11
Physician
0.19
PT Assistant
1.14
Qualified Activities
1.16
RNs
4.57
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
0.14
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: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 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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West Ridge Specialty Care in KNOXVILLE, Iowa has 78 beds compared to the Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 73 residents compared to the IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 93.59% occupancy rate compared to the Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


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

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IA average of 3.6 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    2 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 2.4 for West Ridge Specialty Care 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 West Ridge Specialty Care
Number of Residents:
WEST RIDGE SPECIALTY CARE 73 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
WEST RIDGE SPECIALTY CARE 78 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
WEST RIDGE SPECIALTY CARE 2.4 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
WEST RIDGE SPECIALTY CARE 2 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for West Ridge Specialty Care
OrganizationRole
Care Initiatives5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Wells Fargo Bank National Association5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
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