MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Mental Health Institute. 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

MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE
1800 N 16TH STREET
CLARINDA, IA 51632
(712) 542-2161

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

24%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 15
  • Certified Beds: 63

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - State
  • This Facility Does Not Offer Any Resident or Family Counseling
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Mental Health Institute

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) Hours48 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 24 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 24 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 48 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 Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased11%13%
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 Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder66%44%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious18%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%6%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection6%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse9%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%6%

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 06/02/2011.

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: 06/02/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 06/02/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/16/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 04/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/03/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/02/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2011

Quality Care

Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 04/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/05/2009

Resident Rights

Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Inspection Date: 04/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/05/2009

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 Mental Health Institute 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 06/07/2011.

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: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Constructed Linen or Trash Chutes.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/07/2009

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/18/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/18/2010
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Highly Flammable Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2011

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 05/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/15/2009
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 06/07/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Inspections and Appeals of Iowa - Health Facilities Division - Retrieved 2011