Aldersgate Village is a nursing home in Topeka, Kansas, which has a population of 163,415 people. With an B+ overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the country. Based on our assessment, you can do much worse than this facility. This place is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that Aldersgate Village has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Blood Administration
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of short-term care. Our short-term care ratings are arguably most critical for those requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
This nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our nursing grade is primarily tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning a patient more frequently.
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Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is long-term care. In this category, we awarded this facility a decent grade of C. This actually is this nursing home's worst area. Our long-term care grade is commonly used to score a facility's performance as a traditional nursing home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services provided by a rehabilitation facility. One of the data points we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. Thankfully, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 95.75893 percent of its patients. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Aldersgate Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Aldersgate Village, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Aldersgate Village, 5.12% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents who had a fall which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Aldersgate Village, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients that have had a UTI. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Aldersgate Village, 16.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Aldersgate Village, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Aldersgate Village, 5.92% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Aldersgate Village, 91.42% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Aldersgate Village, 16.92% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Aldersgate Village, 21.25% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that maintained mobility. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical health.
In Aldersgate Village, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Aldersgate Village, 21.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Aldersgate Village, 10.63 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Aldersgate Village, 74.59% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Topeka, KS
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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