Blue Hill Care Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Blue Hill, Nebraska (NE).

Blue Hill Care Center is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 62 beds based at PO Box 156 414 North Wilson in Blue Hill, NE. The facility has 46 residents indicating 74% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is not sprinklered. A total of 38 Medicare patients were given 1,324 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $271,374 by Medicare. 58 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $27,936 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Blue Hill Care Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

PO Box 156 414 North Wilson
Blue Hill, NE 68930

Phone Number

(402) 756-2080

Geographic Coordinates

40.328601, -98.443889
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Not Sprinklered
Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate Worse than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
62
Webster County Average
53
Nebraska Average
71
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Webster County
82.50%
Nebraska
81.57%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
46
Webster County Average
43
Nebraska Average
58
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Webster County
0 (0.00%)
Nebraska
23 (10.18%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Webster County
0 (0.00%)
Nebraska
13 (5.75%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 10/05/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/02/2006 - Health Survey
  • 09/20/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/13/2005 - Health Survey
  • 07/29/2004 - Health Survey
  • 07/29/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.42
Webster County Average
0.47
Nebraska Average
0.61
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.20
Webster County Average
2.07
Nebraska Average
2.38
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.73
Webster County Average
0.49
Nebraska Average
0.72
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.15
Webster County Average
0.96
Nebraska Average
1.33
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Webster County
91.50%
Nebraska
90.96%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Webster County
8.00%
Nebraska
15.92%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Webster County
0.00%
Nebraska
1.09%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
48.00%
Webster County
48.00%
Nebraska
46.87%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Webster County
0.00%
Nebraska
1.65%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Webster County
5.00%
Nebraska
8.41%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Webster County
95.00%
Nebraska
88.16%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Webster County
7.00%
Nebraska
5.46%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Webster County
7.50%
Nebraska
20.09%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Webster County
6.50%
Nebraska
8.42%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Webster County
7.50%
Nebraska
8.26%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
Webster County
70.00%
Nebraska
83.08%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
38
Webster County Average
32
Nebraska Average
76
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
31
Webster County Average
23
Nebraska Average
65
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
1,324
Webster County Average
1,214
Nebraska Average
2,362
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
58
Webster County Average
52
Nebraska Average
226
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$271,374
Webster County Average
$252,109
Nebraska Average
$620,145
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$205
Webster County Average
$208
Nebraska Average
$262
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$27,936
Webster County Average
$18,488
Nebraska Average
$199,671
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$7,141
Webster County Average
$7,878
Nebraska Average
$8,150
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$8,754
Webster County Average
$11,205
Nebraska Average
$9,548
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$482
Webster County Average
$356
Nebraska Average
$885
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

03/27/2007 - Mistreatment

03/27/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/27/2007
Date Fixed:
04/17/2007

10/02/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

10/02/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/02/2006
Date Fixed:
11/16/2006

10/02/2006 - Environmental

10/02/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/02/2006
Date Fixed:
11/16/2006

10/02/2006 - Environmental

10/02/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/02/2006
Date Fixed:
10/04/2006

10/02/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

10/02/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Make sure that residents are well nourished.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/02/2006
Date Fixed:
11/13/2006

09/13/2005 - Environmental

09/13/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2005
Date Fixed:
10/28/2005

09/13/2005 - Environmental

09/13/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

09/13/2005 - Quality Care

09/13/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2005
Date Fixed:
10/21/2005

09/13/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary

09/13/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

09/13/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary

09/13/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2005
Date Fixed:
10/28/2005

07/29/2004 - Environmental

07/29/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have enough outside airflow.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Environmental

07/29/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure there is a program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Administration

07/29/2004 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of lab tests.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Administration

07/29/2004 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Resident Rights

07/29/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Mistreatment

07/29/2004 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Protect residents from mistreatment, neglect, and/or theft of personal property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Resident Rights

07/29/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Quality Care

07/29/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Environmental

07/29/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Quality Care

07/29/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Quality Care

07/29/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Environmental

07/29/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

07/29/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary

07/29/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/29/2004
Date Fixed:
09/13/2004

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Blue Hill at a Glance

Blue Hill has a total population of 922, of which 239 are children under the age of 18 and 226 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 41.5.

Total Population:
922
Median Age:
41.5
Males:
442 (47.9%)
Female:
480 (52.1%)
Children (0-17):
239 (25.9%)
Adults (18-64):
457 (49.6%)
Seniors (65+):
226 (24.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Blue Hill
Married:
503 (54.6%)
Divorced:
31 (3.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Blue Hill
Hispanic Ethnicity:
10 (1.08%)
White:
897 (97.29%)
African American:
2 (0.22%)
Asian:
5 (0.54%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.11%)
Indian:
4 (0.43%)
Other:
7 (0.76%)
Two or More:
6 (0.65%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Blue Hill

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.18, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.18 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
17
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $44,375 while the median household income is $34,712. Roughly 9.11% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$44,375
Household Income:
$34,712
In Poverty:
9.11%

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