WESTVIEW OF INDIANOLA CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Westview of Indianola Care Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

WESTVIEW OF INDIANOLA CARE CENTER
1900 WEST THIRD PLACE
INDIANOLA, IA 50125
(515) 961-3189

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

75%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 62
  • Certified Beds: 83

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • This Facility Does Not Offer Any Resident or Family Counseling
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Westview of Indianola Care Center. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-169.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-107.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-514.3%
Total Percent:31.7%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1618.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-532.1%
Total Percent:50.4%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-164.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-102.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.2%
Total Percent:7.9%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- Signs of depression
1.2%
Total Percent:1.2%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
6.0%
Total Percent:6.0%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Less restorative nursing
2.8%
Total Percent:2.8%
 

Rating Details For Westview of Indianola Care Center

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours31 Minutes1 Hour and 9 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours41 Minutes45 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 40 Minutes2 Hours and 23 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 12 Minutes1 Hour and 54 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 52 Minutes4 Hours and 17 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Iowa are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityIowa Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%2%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious16%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased10%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder17%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection11%9%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder28%44%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse5%10%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%8%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%91%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%91%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores17%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain17%23%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium4%5%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 03/29/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/25/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 01/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/25/2010

Quality Care

Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 04/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2009

Resident Rights

Tell Each Resident Who Can Get Medicaid Benefits About 1) Which Items and Services Medicaid Covers and Which the Resident Must Pay For; or 2) How to Apply for Medicaid, Along with the Names and Addresses of State Groups That Can Help.
  • Inspection Date: 04/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Westview of Indianola Care Center, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/12/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/12/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Westview of Indianola Care Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 03/29/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/16/2009
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/22/2010
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2011

Building Service Equipment

Heating and Ventilation Systems That Have Been Properly Installed According to the Manufacturer's Instructions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/05/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/05/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/05/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/29/2010
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 03/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/14/2011

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/16/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/05/2009
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/29/2010
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 03/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/14/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/05/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010
No-Smoking Signs Where Oxygen is Used.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/29/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Inspections and Appeals of Iowa - Health Facilities Division - Retrieved 2011