DEERFIELD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY INC

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Deerfield Retirement Community Inc. 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

DEERFIELD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY INC
13731 HICKMAN ROAD
URBANDALE, IA 50323
(515) 267-0438

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Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

97%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 29
  • Certified Beds: 30

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • Part of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Waukee | West Des Moines | Johnston

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 Deerfield Retirement Community Inc. 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: 6-103.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-56.1%
Total Percent:9.4%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1612.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-1025.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-532.9%
Total Percent:70.4%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-168.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-107.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.8%
Total Percent:19.7%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.5%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

Rating Details For Deerfield Retirement Community Inc

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) Hours59 Minutes59 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 4 Minutes36 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 29 Minutes2 Hours and 37 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 3 Minutes1 Hour and 35 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 32 Minutes4 Hours and 12 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 Lose Too Much Weight3%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse21%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%6%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder65%44%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection13%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious26%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased25%13%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%

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 Delirium3%5%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain14%23%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%11%

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 08/19/2010.

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: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008

Environmental

Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

1) Provide 3 Meals Daily at Regular Times; or 2) Serve Breakfast Within 14 Hours After Dinner; or 3) Offer a Snack at Bedtime Each Day.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008

Quality Care

Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2009
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2009
Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Resident Assessment

Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2009
Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 08/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Resident Rights

Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2008

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)12/22/2009$3,250

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Deerfield Retirement Community Inc, 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

Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/02/2010

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: 05/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/02/2010

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 Deerfield Retirement Community Inc 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 08/18/2010.

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: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/29/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/23/2009
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/23/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2010
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/29/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/23/2009
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2008
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2010

Laboratories

Emergency Showers.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

No-Smoking Signs Where Oxygen is Used.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/02/2009
Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 08/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2008
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Inspections and Appeals of Iowa - Health Facilities Division - Retrieved 2011