Alma Manor is a nursing home located in Alma, Kansas, which has a total of 1,721 people. This proved to be an A+ facility. Being awarded an A+ in our rating system takes first-rate performance across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home number 242 in the nation. This puts it in the top two percentile of all nursing homes. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's exemplary profile is its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
234 Manor Circle,
Alma KS 66401
40% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. If you are looking for anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care grades. One of the factors we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 93.333336 percent of its patients. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Nursing ratings are largely tied to the facility's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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The next category we looked at was inspections, where this facility also received an A+ grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection scores are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, we gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for our short-term care grade. This topped off an elite report card. In crafting these short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to create a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Alma Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Alma Manor, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Alma Manor, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay patients which have experienced a fall leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Alma Manor, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint can be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Alma Manor, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Alma Manor, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Alma Manor, 5.98% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Alma Manor, 91.04% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Alma Manor, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Alma Manor, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels. Many argue that mobility is important for patients health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Alma Manor, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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