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 Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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 79 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 B+ in that area, topping off one of our more impressive profiles. Our short-term care grades are critical for residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes a broad scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they 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 facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents 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, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Anthony Community Care Center, 5.12% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Anthony Community Care Center, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percent of long-term care residents which experienced a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Anthony Community Care Center, 16.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Anthony Community Care Center, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Anthony Community Care Center, 5.92% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Anthony Community Care Center, 91.42% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Anthony Community Care Center, 16.92% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Anthony Community Care Center, 21.25% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Anthony Community Care Center, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Anthony Community Care Center, 21.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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