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Eastern Star Masonic Home

715 West Third Street, Boone, IA 50036

Based on 49 reviews


Services and Housing Options

Nursing Home

Estimated Pricing

Studio
Estimated $6,748

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(800) 780-8101

Eastern Star Masonic Home Description

Eastern Star Masonic Home is located 1.1 miles from Boone, a small town with a population of 12,692. Other nearby cities and towns include Centerville, Ames, Perry and Nevada. The community is in a middle class neighborhood where the average income is $62,394, 53% of the country has a higher median income.

This community provides Nursing Home Care and has Studio apartments available. Studio apartments start at an estimated $6,748 a month, while the average cost of Nursing Home Care is $6,748 in Boone, $6,702 in IA, and $7,090 in the United States. These prices are estimated. Eastern Star Masonic Home is ranked 1 out of 2 communities in Boone and is ranked 91 out of 417 communities in IA.

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Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

This nursing community has been given an overall rating of 3 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 2 stars on its health inspection, 2 stars on its quality measures rating, and 5 stars on its staffing rating. Within the quality measure rating, each facility is given a short-stay rating and a long-stay rating. This facility received a 2-star short-stay rating and a 3-star long-stay rating. Additionally, within its staffing rating, this facility received a 5 star registered nurse rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 09/01/02 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a large-sized nursing community with 76 nursing beds. Currently, there are 68 residents within the nursing community. Be advised these resident occupancy numbers are not always up to date and are collected from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services website periodically. The community is a continuing care retirement community which is a community where there are multiple levels of care at a single location. Typically these communities have 3-4 levels of care including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and nursing care.

Alerts from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

This facility has been given 1.0 fine by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for a total of $18,370.00. The facility has also had 5 substantiated complaints reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation. The facility has had 3 facility incidents reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.

Staffing Metrics

This Facility
State Average

Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

3.67
2.3

Reported LPN Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

0.68
0.61

Reported RN Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

0.88
0.72

Reported Licensed Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

1.57
1.33

Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

5.24
3.65

Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours per Resident Per Day

0.05
0.03

Long Stay Metrics

This Facility
State Average

Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers

2.61
5.15

Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine

99.5
99.05

Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine

99.15
98.29

Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury

2.49
3.3

Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms

6.12
3.17

Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight

6.1
5.74

Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication

16.87
18.46

Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication

27.98
14.56

Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

0
0

Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened

31.91
23.27

Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased

20.37
17.3

Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder

0.51
1.92

Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection

3.02
2.21

Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder

61.02
45.45

Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days

0.23
1

Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days

0.93
1.15

Short Stay Metrics

This Facility
State Average

Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine

91.76
91.86

Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function

77.18
80.57

Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication

1.2
0

Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine

80.25
83.33

Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit

19.35
9.52

Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission

22.58
19.05

Healthcare Near Eastern Star Masonic Home

Eastern Star Masonic Home is close to a wide range of health providers including hospitals, pharmacies and dentists. The closest hospital is Boone County Hospital which is 1.2 miles away, but there are also other hospitals in the area including Woodward Resource Center, and Mary Greeley Medical Center. Pharmacies close by are Medicap Pharmacy which is 1.1 miles away, Walgreens, and Hy-Vee Pharmacy. Have to go to the dentist? Options include Pollard Family Dentistry which is 2.0 miles away, Family Dentistry, and Consamus & Hampton Dental Clinic.

Surrounding Area

Eastern Star Masonic Home is also close to a range of restaurants, culture, shopping and parks. Looking to go out to eat or order takeout? Order Mexican at La Carreta, pizza at Pizza Hut or Italian at Joe's Pizza. Love the arts? Head on over to Outdoor Stage, Lush Auditorium, or Fisher Theater. Enjoy shopping? Spend some time at North Grand Mall. Looking for a park to relax at? Enjoy the outdoors at Cummings Park, Miles-Lee Park, or Blair Park.

Weather

Weather in the area consists of an average of 119 days of rain, 46 days of snow and 199 days of sun and the total precipitation is around 1.6 inches a year. The region reaches a high of 75°F in the summer and 21°F in the winter, with an average temp of 51.1°F throughout the year. The average humidity is 75.5%, with max winds averaging around 13.4 mph.

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Reviews

General Staff Rating
Based on 1 total reviews
Care Staff Rating
Based on 2 total reviews
Food Staff Rating
Based on 3 total reviews
Mike Knox
2021-01-01

5.0 rating


Great establishment

Terence Rice
2021-01-01

5.0 rating


Went here for the Trick or treating they had for the kids. It was awesome!! They even let me, a 43 year old dad trick or treat with my kids!! Thank you Eastern Star!!!

Kari Sanculi
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Brittany Kraft
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Tom Andersen
2020-01-01

4.0 rating


Tracy Simpson
2020-01-01

3.0 rating


Janice Leonard
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


I work here. It's awesome. Feels like family.

Jill's piano music & stuff
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Patrick Doyle
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


great place, very caring CNA's. janice Leonard is wonderful, she goes way above and way beyond her job.

Lisa Doud
2020-01-01

4.0 rating


Well run and good people. A smaller facility warrants a lesser community meal budget. So the meals seem to be bland with little variation.

Michael Thomas Mike Lathen
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Whitney Regan
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


My grandmother is currently living here and she is beyond happy there! Only complaint is that the food is so so. They do quite a bit to keep their residents busy. It's amazing!

Matt H
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Jeannie Hatton
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Danelle Martin
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


randolph timm
2019-01-01

5.0 rating


Absolutely top light rest home. My folks have been here several years. It doesn't get any better.

Cynthia Ball
2019-01-01

5.0 rating


Linnea Clausen
2019-01-01

5.0 rating


U tube User
2019-01-01

4.0 rating


Tanya Campbell
2019-01-01

5.0 rating


Wonderful staff and levels of care. After searching far and wide, this is by far the best fit for my mother. Residential care offers efficiency apartments, 3 meals, 24/7 nursing staff. Staff are amazing and friendly, I so appreciate their kind attitudes.

Health and Fire Safety Deficiencies

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid report report health and fire safety deficiencies. Some of these deficiencies are more severe than others. The following table shows different levels of severity.

Scope
Severity of Deficiency Isolated Pattern Widespread
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

Fire Safety Deficiencies

Survey Date: 2020-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-04-02 F Smoke Deficiencies Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.

Survey Date: 2020-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-04-02 F Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Smoke Deficiencies Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Smoke Deficiencies Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Smoke Deficiencies Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 D Smoke Deficiencies Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Smoke Deficiencies Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 E Services Deficiencies Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies To conduct inspection, testing and maintenance of fire doors by qualified individuals.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.

Survey Date: 2019-03-05

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-04-04 F Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.

Survey Date: 2017-11-15

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-12-15 D Construction Deficiencies Use approved construction type or materials.

Survey Date: 2017-11-15

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-12-15 F Smoke Deficiencies Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.

Survey Date: 2017-11-15

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-12-15 E Smoke Deficiencies Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.

Survey Date: 2017-11-15

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-12-15 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.

Survey Date: 2017-11-15

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-12-15 D Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.

Health Safety Deficiencies

Survey Date: 2021-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2021-02-20 D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.

Survey Date: 2020-02-27

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-03-27 D Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.

Survey Date: 2020-02-27

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-03-27 D Resident Rights Deficiencies Notify the resident or the resident’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.

Survey Date: 2020-02-27

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-03-27 D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.

Survey Date: 2020-02-27

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-03-27 D Pharmacy Service Deficiencies Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.

Survey Date: 2020-02-27

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-03-27 D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.

Survey Date: 2020-02-27

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-03-27 D Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.

Survey Date: 2020-02-27

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-03-27 E Infection Control Deficiencies Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Resident Rights Deficiencies Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 C Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Ensure menus must meet the nutritional needs of residents, be prepared in advance, be followed, be updated, be reviewed by dietician, and meet the needs of the resident.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Infection Control Deficiencies Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program; and referring for services as needed.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 E Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Try different approaches before using a bed rail. If a bed rail is needed, the facility must (1) assess a resident for safety risk; (2) review these risks and benefits with the resident/representative; (3) get informed consent; and (4) Correctly install and maintain the bed rail.

Survey Date: 2019-02-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-03-28 D Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.

Survey Date: 2019-06-03

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-05-24 J Pharmacy Service Deficiencies Ensure that residents are free from significant medication errors.

Survey Date: 2017-11-09

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-11-30 D Resident Rights Deficiencies Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

Survey Date: 2017-11-09

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-11-30 D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

Survey Date: 2017-11-09

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-11-30 E Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies 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.

Survey Date: 2017-11-09

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-11-30 D Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.

Survey Date: 2017-11-09

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2017-11-30 D Administration Deficiencies Employ staff that are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with state laws.

Transportation

Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
0.7 miles away

Train

Bus Stops

Ontario Street at California Avenue

11.0 miles away

Ontario Street at Kentucky Avenue Eastbound

11.2 miles away

Ontario Street at Illinois Avenue Eastbound

11.3 miles away

Ontario Street at Georgia Avenue Eastbound

11.4 miles away

Todd Drive at Thackery Avenue

11.5 miles away

Supermarkets

Hy-Vee

1.3 miles away

Walmart Supercenter

2.2 miles away

Fareway Meat & Grocery

2.3 miles away

Fareway Meat Market

12.3 miles away

Uni Mart

12.5 miles away

Banks

Members First Community Credit Union

1.6 miles away

US Bank

1.6 miles away

VisionBank

1.9 miles away

Vision Bank

6.7 miles away

Wells Fargo

12.1 miles away

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