LIFE CARE CENTER OF OMAHA

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Life Care Center of Omaha. 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

LIFE CARE CENTER OF OMAHA
6032 VILLE DE SANTE DRIVE
OMAHA, NE 68104
(402) 571-6770

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

77%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 98
  • Certified Beds: 128

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • 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 "Ultra-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 Life Care Center of Omaha. 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 Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.6%
Total Percent:0.6%
 

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: 11-1625.6%
ADL Index Range: 6-1019.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-527.8%
Total Percent:72.7%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-162.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-108.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.9%
Total Percent:12.7%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-161.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.9%
Total Percent:3.2%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-163.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.6%
Total Percent:5.0%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Isolation for active infectious disease
0.7%
Total Percent:0.7%
 

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
- Signs of depression
2.8%
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
0.4%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.3%
Total Percent:3.4%
 

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: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
1.4%
Total Percent:1.4%
 

Rating Details For Life Care Center of Omaha

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) Hours43 Minutes1 Hour and 6 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 2 Minutes41 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 2 Minutes2 Hours and 24 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 45 Minutes1 Hour and 47 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 47 Minutes4 Hours and 11 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 Nebraska are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNebraska Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

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

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight2%7%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder11%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection3%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse8%12%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder50%47%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious6%19%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%14%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season83%90%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%9%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain11%23%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%4%

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 12/07/2010.

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: 09/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2009

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2009
Have Enough Outside Airflow.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2009

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011
Give Each Resident Enough Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

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: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Life Care Center of Omaha, 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: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008

Pharmacy Service

Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008
Give Proper Treatment to Residents with Feeding Tubes to Prevent Problems (Such As Aspiration Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Dehydration, Metabolic Abnormalities, Nasal-Pharyngeal Ulcers) and Help Restore Eating Skills, if Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2009

Resident Assessment

1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

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 Life Care Center of Omaha 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 12/02/2010.

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: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2008
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/16/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/13/2009
Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/28/2011

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2008

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2008
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/28/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/08/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2008
Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2008
Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
No-Smoking Signs Where Oxygen is Used.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
No-Smoking Signs Where Oxygen is Used.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/11/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2008
Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Health and Human Services of Nebraska - Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division - Retrieved 2011