Green Hills Health Care Center LICENSED FACILITY


Ranked as one of the Best Care Centers for Nursing Homes in Story county, IA.

Green Hills Health Care Center in Ames, IA provides Nursing Homes, Independent Living, Retirement Communities services.

The staff at Green Hills Health Care Center 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. Green Hills Health Care Center 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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Nurse Staff Ratings

Daily hours (average) each resident gets with: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Nurses (total) 4 hrs 46 mins 3 hrs 43 mins 4 hrs 2 mins
Registered Nurse 54 mins 48 mins 49 mins
Licensed Staff 1 hrs 24 mins 1 hrs 23 mins 1 hrs 38 mins
Licensed Practitioner Nurse - 36 mins 48 mins
Certified Nurse Assistant 3 hrs 22 mins 2 hrs 19 mins 2 hrs 23 mins
Physical Therapy - 3 mins 6 mins

Inspections/Incidents - At a glance

Date Type # Violations
2015-06-02 Firesafety 5
2015-05-28 Health 8
2014-04-08 Firesafety 3
2014-04-03 Health 3
2013-03-01 Firesafety 8
2013-02-21 Health 0
Type# Incidents
Fines 0
Penalties 0
Complaints 3
Payments Denied 0
Total of Fines 0

Health Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 2015-11-04 Some 2015-11-04
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . 2015-09-11 Some 2015-09-11
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2015-09-11 Some 2015-09-11
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2015-06-27 Many 2015-06-27
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2015-06-27 Some 2015-06-27
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2015-06-27 Some 2015-06-27
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property. 2015-06-27 Some 2015-06-27
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 2015-06-27 Some 2015-06-27
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 2015-06-27 Some 2015-06-27
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. 2015-06-27 Some 2015-06-27
Have enough backup water supply for essential areas of the nursing home. 2015-06-27 Some 2015-06-27
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2014-09-02 Many 2014-09-02
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 2014-09-02 Some 2014-09-02
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2014-04-30 Many 2014-04-30
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2014-04-30 Many 2014-04-30
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 2014-04-30 Many 2014-04-30
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . 2013-11-08 Some 2013-11-08

Fire Safety Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 2015-06-26 Many 2015-06-26
Exits that are accessible at all times. 2015-06-26 Some 2015-06-26
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 2015-06-26 Some 2015-06-26
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 2015-06-26 Some 2015-06-26
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 2015-06-26 Some 2015-06-26
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 2014-05-21 Many 2014-05-21
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 2014-05-21 Many 2014-05-21
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 2014-05-21 Some 2014-05-21
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2013-03-13 Many 2013-03-13
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 2013-03-13 Many 2013-03-13
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 2013-03-13 Many 2013-03-13
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 2013-03-12 Many 2013-03-12
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 2013-03-08 Many 2013-03-08
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 2013-03-07 Many 2013-03-07
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 2013-03-07 Many 2013-03-07
Portable fire extinguishers. 2013-03-04 Many 2013-03-04

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 97.66 78.82 80.12
Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 22.11 11.80 12.57
with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 13.43 3.23 2.58
Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 11.72 15.26 15.99
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 9.04 5.47 5.37
With a Urinary Tract Infection 4.79 5.60 4.79
Who Lose Too Much Weight 4.57 5.44 6.06
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3.76 3.03 2.82
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 1.11 1.86 4.23
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 0.00 11.23 19.55
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 100.00 34.82 62.13
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 100.00 47.33 69.33
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 24.02 7.61 13.33
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 4.82 0.56 0.69
Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1.73 0.55 1.53

License & Payment Details

Licenses
  • Medical Certification: Medicare
  • 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