Located in Garnett, Kansas, Anderson County Hospital Ltcu is one of a mere two available facilities in this city. This nursing home proved to be an A+ rated facility. Receiving an A+ in our grading system takes top-notch performance across the board. We also wanted to point out that this place is located in a hospital. Typically, this indicates that more intensive medical services are available. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category ratings, which also impressed us. You really can't do much better than a straight A report card.
Anderson County Hospital Ltcu
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Garnett, Kansas Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at 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 facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning patients at least once a day.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home was given elite marks in the area of long-term care. As a result, it received one of our highest scores in that category with a score of A+. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Does this page answer your questions about Anderson County Hospital Ltcu?
This facility has earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this area. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. This place was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we scored, this nursing home was given a very favorable grade of A in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility completed a straight A profile. Our short-term care grades are probably more critical for patients in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this category is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Anderson County Hospital Ltcu Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 5.98% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 91.04% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Anderson County Hospital Ltcu, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.