Boone County Hospital LICENSED FACILITY

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Ranked as one of the Best Care Centers for Assisted Living in Boone county, IA.

Boone County Hospital in Boone, IA provides Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, Hospital services.

The staff at Boone County Hospital provide personalized services designed to meet the needs of every patient. The dedicated health professionals offer the assistance you need while respecting your independence.

The facility accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Boone County Hospital is a licensed care provider with the State of Iowa. The Iowa Health Facilities Division provides a list of registered care providers in Iowa.

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Facility Features


Security
  • Fire Sprinkler System

Nurse Staff Ratings

Daily hours (average) each resident gets with: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Nurses (total) 3 hrs 8 mins 3 hrs 43 mins 4 hrs 2 mins
Registered Nurse 2 hrs 38 mins 48 mins 49 mins
Licensed Staff 2 hrs 51 mins 1 hrs 23 mins 1 hrs 38 mins
Licensed Practitioner Nurse - 36 mins 48 mins
Certified Nurse Assistant 17 mins 2 hrs 19 mins 2 hrs 23 mins
Physical Therapy - 3 mins 6 mins

Inspections/Incidents - At a glance

Date Type # Violations
2015-04-07 Firesafety 2
2015-03-31 Health 1
2014-03-21 Firesafety 3
2014-03-05 Health 2
2012-12-31 Firesafety 5
2012-12-26 Health 2
Type# Incidents
Fines 0
Penalties 0
Complaints 0
Payments Denied 0
Total of Fines 0

Health Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 2015-04-17 Few 2015-04-17
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 2014-04-04 Some 2014-04-04
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 2014-04-04 Some 2014-04-04
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2013-01-22 Many 2013-01-22
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 2013-01-22 Some 2013-01-22

Fire Safety Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2015-04-22 Many 2015-04-22
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 2015-04-22 Some 2015-04-22
A written emergency evacuation plan. 2014-05-29 Many 2014-05-29
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2014-05-29 Many 2014-05-29
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 2014-05-29 Many 2014-05-29
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2013-01-31 Many 2013-01-31
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 2013-01-31 Many 2013-01-31
Portable fire extinguishers. 2013-01-31 Many 2013-01-31
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 2012-12-31 Many 2012-12-31
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 2012-12-31 Many 2012-12-31

Nursing Home Quality - Long stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 0.00 11.80 12.57
Who Lose Too Much Weight 0.00 5.44 6.06
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 0.00 11.23 19.55
with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0.00 3.23 2.58
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 0.00 1.86 4.23
Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0.00 5.17 5.17
Who Were Physically Restrained 0.00 0.40 0.96
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 0.00 3.03 2.82
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0.00 78.82 80.12
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0.00 82.53 82.05
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 0.00 5.47 5.37
Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0.00 15.26 15.99
With a Urinary Tract Infection 0.00 5.60 4.79

Nursing Home Quality - Short stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 0.00 7.61 13.33
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0.00 0.56 0.69
Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0.00 34.82 62.13
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0.00 47.33 69.33
Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0.00 0.55 1.53

Hospital - Assessments

Percent of Patients who reported This facility State (IA) Average U.S. Average
their room and bathroom were Always clean 75 % 78.80 % 73.49 %
their nurses Always communicated well 84 % 81.79 % 79.37 %
their doctors Always communicated well 85 % 83.77 % 81.70 %
they Always received help as soon as they wanted 69 % 71.31 % 68.04 %
their pain was Always well controlled 77 % 72.10 % 70.96 %
staff Always explained about medicines before giving it to them 60 % 66.42 % 64.71 %
the area around their room was Always quiet at night 56 % 65.82 % 61.92 %

Hospital - Timely & Effective Care Quality

  This facility State (IA) Average U.S. Average
Heart Failure - Heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (LVS) function
(Higher percentages are better)
90 % 92.69 % 96.89 %
Emergency Department - Average time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit
(A lower number of minutes is better)
77 minutes 120.80 minutes 145.01 minutes
Emergency Department - Average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional
(A lower number of minutes is better)
19 minutes 22.96 minutes 28.13 minutes
Emergency Department - Average time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before getting pain medication
(A lower number of minutes is better)
47 minutes 44.35 minutes 55.45 minutes
Heart Attack or Chest Pain - Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who received aspirin within 24 hours of arrival or before transferring from the emergency department
(Higher percentages are better)
96 % 97.57 % 96.63 %
Heart Attack or Chest Pain - Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
(A lower number of minutes is better)
11 minutes 6.81 minutes 8.29 minutes
Pneumonia - Pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s)
(Higher percentages are better)
98 % 90.52 % 94.68 %
Surgical Care Improvement Project - Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
(Higher percentages are better)
95 % 94.94 % 98.11 %
Surgical Care Improvement Project - Surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
(Higher percentages are better)
68 % 96.25 % 97.97 %
Surgical Care Improvement Project - Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
(Higher percentages are better)
95 % 95.88 % 97.65 %
Surgical Care Improvement Project - Patients who got treatment at the right time (within 24 hours before or after their surgery) to help prevent blood clots after certain types of surgery
(Higher percentages are better)
96 % 99.37 % 99.51 %

Hospital - Infections

Percent of patients with: This facility State (IA) Average U.S. Average
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in ICUs and select wards 0.27 % 0.19 %
Central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) in ICUs only 0.12 % 0.12 %
Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in ICUs and select wards 0.42 % 0.18 %
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) in ICUs only 0.41 % 0.47 %
Surgical Site Infection from colon surgery (SSI: Colon) 0.55 % 0.52 %
Surgical Site Infection from abdominal hysterectomy (SSI: Hysterectomy) 0.50 % 0.46 %
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Blood Laboratory-identified Events (Bloodstream infections) 0.24 % 0.46 %
Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) Laboratory-identified Events (Intestinal infections) 0.33 % 0.34 %

Hospital - Complications

Percent of patients with: This facility State (IA) Average U.S. Average
Rate of complications for hip/knee replacement patients 2.9 % 2.76 % 2.72 %
Serious blood clots after surgery 3.32 % 3.62 %
A wound that splits open after surgery on the abdomen or pelvis 1.19 % 1.18 %
Accidental cuts and tears from medical treatment 1.29 % 1.28 %
Deaths among Patients with Serious Treatable Complications after Surgery 116.18
per 1000 discharges
117.41
per 1000 discharges
Collapsed lung due to medical treatment 0.00 % 0.00 %
Serious complications 0.03 % 0.12 %

License & Payment Details

Licenses
  • Medical Certification: Medicare and Medicaid
  • License state: Iowa
Medicare Accepted
Medicaid Accepted
Veteran Benefits Not accepted
Long Term Care Insurance Not accepted
Other Subsidies Not accepted

Reviews See all 14 Reviews

  • Overall rating:

    Review submitted by Chris Reed on 05/30/2014

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    Review submitted by Raymond Nowatzke on 12/15/2013

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    Review submitted by Courtney D. Reeves Kline on 12/05/2013

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    Review submitted by Darcy Harmon on 12/09/2013

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    Review submitted by Gary Joe Eaches on 04/25/2014

    I know this is the foundation site, but I just got out of the Boone hospital today and got great care! I live in Ames and I doctor in Boone. Boone hospital is a very good place.

Compare Monthly Costs

Care type National Costs Average cost in
Private Assisted Living $3468 $3228
Private Nursing Home $7251 $5532
Semi-Private Nursing $6559 $5004
Adult Day Care $1118 $981
Home Healthcare Aide $3546 $3565
Home-maker Services $3392 $3387