Located in Anthony, Kansas, Anthony Community Care Center is the sole option we identified in the area. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end rating. We ranked this facility as one of the 100 best nursing homes in Kansas, which is a distinguished list. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its long-term care grade, which we will address in the next section.
Anthony Community Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
212 N 5th Ave,
Anthony KS 67003
82.66% estimated occupancy 1
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of long-term care, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. For prospective patients looking for a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 81.31868 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is slightly lower than we expected but still a respectable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, at least this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
This facility has earned near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this area. Our inspection grades are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's inspections. Places that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was hit with 27 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Our nursing category consists of quite a few subcategories, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our final area, this nursing home received a highly favorable short-term care rating. We awarded it a grade of A- in that area, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. Our short-term care grades are important for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Anthony Community Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Anthony Community Care Center, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Anthony Community Care Center, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Anthony Community Care Center, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that sustained a UTI. UTI's could be an indicator of poor nursing care. However, this metric may also be misleading for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Anthony Community Care Center, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Anthony Community Care Center, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Anthony Community Care Center, 5.66% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Anthony Community Care Center, 91.03% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Anthony Community Care Center, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Anthony Community Care Center, 17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Anthony Community Care Center, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Anthony Community Care Center, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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