Avera Oahe Manor is located in Gettysburg, South Dakota. This nursing home is an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive ratings we offer. This is really as good of a nursing home as you'll find. This nursing home also received strong grades in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Avera Oahe Manor
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Top Nursing Home in South Dakota Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not deem any of these deficiencies an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing grade is mostly tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 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 place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a high-end long-term care grade. Indeed, this turned out to be this facility's third best category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 97.560974 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last area, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for its short-term care grade. This topped off a very strong report card. Short-term care grades are generally used to score a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To provide good rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed 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 residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Avera Oahe Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avera Oahe Manor, 2.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avera Oahe Manor, 8.94% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of long-term care residents that suffered a fall resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avera Oahe Manor, 3.25% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avera Oahe Manor, 5.08% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avera Oahe Manor, 36.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avera Oahe Manor, 0% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression. High rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avera Oahe Manor, 95.55% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avera Oahe Manor, 21.43% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avera Oahe Manor, 24.88% of Residents
This is the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Avera Oahe Manor, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avera Oahe Manor, 24.88% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
- Avera Gettysburg HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.07 miles away606 East Garfield Gettysburg South Dakota 57442Voluntary non-profit - Church(605) 765-2480