WILLOW GARDENS CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Willow Gardens 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

WILLOW GARDENS CARE CENTER
455 31ST STREET
MARION, IA 52302
(319) 377-7363

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

90%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 82
  • Certified Beds: 91

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident 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 "Very 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 Willow Gardens 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

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1621.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-103.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-57.8%
Total Percent:33.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1612.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-105.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-540.0%
Total Percent:58.4%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-57.0%
Total Percent:7.0%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 0-51.0%
Total Percent:1.0%
 

Low Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 45 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Three days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Two services of restorative nursing six days per week
ADL Index Range: 0-100.6%
Total Percent:0.6%
 

Rating Details For Willow Gardens 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) Hours38 Minutes1 Hour and 20 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours57 Minutes44 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 49 Minutes2 Hours and 24 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 35 Minutes2 Hours and 4 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 23 Minutes4 Hours and 28 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 Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious12%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse11%10%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores22%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection17%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased12%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained2%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder50%44%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder8%6%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination89%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 Had Moderate to Severe Pain15%23%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores12%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%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 01/14/2011.

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

Administration

Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2011

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 02/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/09/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2011
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2011

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/03/2011

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Willow Gardens 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

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Provide Special Eating Equipment and Utensils for Each Resident Who Needs Them.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2008

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2008
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2008

Resident Rights

Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2008
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010

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 Willow Gardens 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 01/13/2011.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/19/2010
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/22/2010
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 01/13/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/18/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/29/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/22/2010

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/05/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/13/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/13/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/22/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/02/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 01/13/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/19/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Inspections and Appeals of Iowa - Health Facilities Division - Retrieved 2011