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Nursing Homes in Kansas

  • 22nd
    National Rank
  • 153
    Nursing Homes
  • 6.5%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.74/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Kansas Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Kansas, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Kansas, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Kansas, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Kansas, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents which were given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Kansas, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Kansas, 5.66% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing signs of depression. Many would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Kansas, 91.03% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Kansas, 16.97% Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some experts believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Kansas, 17% Percentage of Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Kansas, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Kansas, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Kansas, 12.31 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Kansas, 75.24% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Kansas cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Atchison200
Grade: A-minus
Chanute211
Grade: B-minus
Coffeyville201
Grade: B-plus
Colby201
Grade: B-minus
Dodge City311
Grade: A-minus
El Dorado221
Grade: C
Emporia321
Grade: B-plus
Garden City121
Grade: B
Hillsboro201
Grade: B
Hutchinson112
Grade: B-plus
Independence210
Grade: B-plus
Kansas City32110
Grade: C
Lawrence131
Grade: A-minus
Lenexa21613
Grade: B-plus
Manhattan122
Grade: A-minus
Newton222
Grade: A-minus
Olathe699
Grade: A-minus
Overland Park61613
Grade: C
Parsons211
Grade: B-minus
Peabody200
Grade: B-minus
Prairie Village21613
Grade: B-plus
Salina212
Grade: B
Shawnee11613
Grade: B
Topeka643
Grade: B-plus
Wichita13105
Grade: B-plus
Winfield212
Grade: B