Custom Care LICENSED FACILITY


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

Custom Care in Cedar Rapids, IA provides Assisted Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes, Independent Living, Retirement Communities services.

The staff at Custom Care 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. Custom Care 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


Amenities available
  • Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)
  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Gardens/outside patio
Guest Services
  • Guests can attend meals
Languages Spoken
  • English
Languages
  • English

Nurse Staff Ratings

Daily hours (average) each resident gets with: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Nurses (total) 3 hrs 30 mins 3 hrs 43 mins 4 hrs 2 mins
Registered Nurse 49 mins 48 mins 49 mins
Licensed Staff 1 hrs 9 mins 1 hrs 23 mins 1 hrs 38 mins
Licensed Practitioner Nurse - 36 mins 48 mins
Certified Nurse Assistant 2 hrs 21 mins 2 hrs 19 mins 2 hrs 23 mins
Physical Therapy - 3 mins 6 mins

Inspections/Incidents - At a glance

Date Type # Violations
2014-10-23 Firesafety 2
2014-10-16 Health 6
2013-09-12 Firesafety 4
2013-09-05 Health 6
2012-08-14 Firesafety 4
2012-08-10 Health 2
Type# Incidents
Fines 2
Penalties 2
Complaints 0
Payments Denied 0
Total of Fines 10465

Health Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. 2014-11-19 Many 2014-11-19
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 2014-11-19 Some 2014-11-19
Employ staff that are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with state laws. 2014-11-19 Some 2014-11-19
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 2014-11-19 Some 2014-11-19
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay. 2014-11-19 Few 2014-11-19
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients. 2014-11-19 Few 2014-11-19
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 2013-10-09 Many 2013-10-09
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 2013-10-09 Many 2013-10-09
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives. 2013-10-09 Some 2013-10-09
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 2013-10-09 Some 2013-10-09
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2013-10-09 Some 2013-10-09
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 2013-10-09 Some 2013-10-09
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 2012-09-10 Some 2012-09-10
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. 2012-09-10 Few 2012-09-10
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Some

Fire Safety Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2014-11-10 Many 2014-11-10
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 2014-11-10 Many 2014-11-10
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 2013-10-12 Many 2013-10-12
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 2013-10-12 Many 2013-10-12
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 2013-10-12 Some 2013-10-12
Posted No-smoking signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed. 2013-10-12 Some 2013-10-12
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 2012-09-14 Some 2012-09-14
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 2012-09-14 Some 2012-09-14
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 2012-08-23 Some 2012-08-23
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains. 2012-08-17 Many 2012-08-17

Nursing Home Quality - Long stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 96.99 78.82 80.12
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 95.62 82.53 82.05
Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 24.37 15.26 15.99
Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 16.52 11.80 12.57
Who Lose Too Much Weight 10.14 5.44 6.06
With a Urinary Tract Infection 3.84 5.60 4.79
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 3.44 1.86 4.23
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3.15 3.03 2.82
with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2.51 3.23 2.58
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 0.00 11.23 19.55
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 0.00 5.47 5.37
Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0.00 5.17 5.17
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
Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 80.93 34.82 62.13
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 79.11 47.33 69.33
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 5.00 7.61 13.33
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 3.19 0.56 0.69
Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1.67 0.55 1.53

License & Payment Details

Licenses
  • Medical Certification: Medicare and Medicaid
  • License state: Iowa
Medicare Not accepted
Medicaid Not 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