Atchison Senior Village is a nursing home in Atchison, Kansas, a city with a population of 13,755 people. With an overall rating of B-, this is likely a middle of the road facility. At the end of the day, this place would be a solid choice for most people. More information on this nursing home's category grades may be found below. Its best category was short-term care, which is discussed in the next section.
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Atchison Senior Village
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home really excelled in the category of short-term care, where it received an A-. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. If it was not for this grade, this nursing home's overall grade would have been much worse. In the area of short-term care, we seek to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
We also awarded this nursing home a B- for our inspections rating. This is better than its overall grade. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being quite minor. 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.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next best area is long-term care. We gave it a B- in this category. This is basically a middle of the road score in this category. In crafting these long-term care grades, we analyze the facility's personal care services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. We were optimistic to learn that this facility vaccinated 97.74436 percent of its residents for pneumonia. This place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Our final area is nursing, in which we awarded this nursing home a grade of B- in that area. Nursing ratings are based largely on nurse staffing levels. This nursing home averages just 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home actually excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Atchison Senior Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Atchison Senior Village, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Atchison Senior Village, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Atchison Senior Village, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Atchison Senior Village, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Atchison Senior Village, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Atchison Senior Village, 5.66% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Atchison Senior Village, 91.03% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Atchison Senior Village, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Atchison Senior Village, 17% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' health.
In Atchison Senior Village, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Atchison Senior Village, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Atchison Senior Village, 12.31 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Atchison Senior Village, 75.24% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some believe this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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