Calvin Community LICENSED FACILITY

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

Calvin Community in Des Moines, IA provides Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities services.

The staff at Calvin Community 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. Calvin Community 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) 5 hrs 23 mins 3 hrs 43 mins 4 hrs 2 mins
Registered Nurse 1 hrs 7 mins 48 mins 49 mins
Licensed Staff 1 hrs 56 mins 1 hrs 23 mins 1 hrs 38 mins
Licensed Practitioner Nurse - 36 mins 48 mins
Certified Nurse Assistant 3 hrs 27 mins 2 hrs 19 mins 2 hrs 23 mins
Physical Therapy - 3 mins 6 mins

Inspections/Incidents - At a glance

Date Type # Violations
2015-05-12 Health 5
2015-05-07 Firesafety 6
2014-02-27 Health 9
2014-02-27 Firesafety 0
2013-01-07 Firesafety 7
2013-01-03 Health 2
Type# Incidents
Fines 0
Penalties 0
Complaints 1
Payments Denied 0
Total of Fines 0

Health Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 2015-05-30 Many 2015-05-30
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 2015-05-30 Some 2015-05-30
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . 2015-05-30 Some 2015-05-30
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. 2015-05-30 Some 2015-05-30
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2015-05-30 Some 2015-05-30
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 2014-03-27 Many 2014-03-27
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2014-03-27 Many 2014-03-27
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 2014-03-27 Many 2014-03-27
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 2014-03-27 Some 2014-03-27
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2014-03-27 Some 2014-03-27
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 2014-03-27 Some 2014-03-27
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2014-03-27 Some 2014-03-27
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 2014-03-27 Some 2014-03-27
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. 2014-03-27 Some 2014-03-27
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2013-01-28 Many 2013-01-28
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . 2013-01-28 Some 2013-01-28

Fire Safety Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 2015-05-22 Many 2015-05-22
Portable fire extinguishers. 2015-05-22 Many 2015-05-22
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 2015-05-22 Many 2015-05-22
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 2015-05-22 Many 2015-05-22
Exits that are accessible at all times. 2015-05-22 Some 2015-05-22
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 2015-05-22 Some 2015-05-22
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 2013-02-06 Many 2013-02-06
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 2013-02-06 Many 2013-02-06
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 2013-02-01 Many 2013-02-01
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 2013-01-21 Many 2013-01-21
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system. 2013-01-17 Many 2013-01-17
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system. 2013-01-17 Many 2013-01-17
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2013-01-12 Many 2013-01-12

Nursing Home Quality - Long stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 100.00 82.53 82.05
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 96.44 78.82 80.12
Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 11.53 11.80 12.57
With a Urinary Tract Infection 10.79 5.60 4.79
Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 10.24 15.26 15.99
Who Lose Too Much Weight 9.53 5.44 6.06
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 9.31 5.47 5.37
Who Have Depressive Symptoms 8.27 5.17 5.17
with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 6.83 3.23 2.58
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 5.16 1.86 4.23
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3.22 3.03 2.82
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 0.00 11.23 19.55
Who Were Physically Restrained 0.00 0.40 0.96

Nursing Home Quality - Short stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 100.00 47.33 69.33
Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 41.67 34.82 62.13
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 6.67 7.61 13.33
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1.46 0.56 0.69
Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0.00 0.55 1.53

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

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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