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.
Avera Oahe Manor
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
700 E Garfield,
Gettysburg SD 57442
87.94% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
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.
Long-term Care Quality
Another reason we graded this facility so highly is that it was given an A+ long-term care score. This is just about as elite as it gets in this category. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 99.242424 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths for the elderly population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. The nursing score assesses quite a few components, but the primary one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 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 frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, this nursing home also received a very strong short-term care grade, with a B+. This wrapped up an elite report card. Short-term care grades are typically used to grade a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To have good rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return 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, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avera Oahe Manor, 5.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avera Oahe Manor, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents that experienced a UTI. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avera Oahe Manor, 19.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for treating a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avera Oahe Manor, 15.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avera Oahe Manor, 4.79% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avera Oahe Manor, 95.19% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avera Oahe Manor, 16.7% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avera Oahe Manor, 19.23% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Avera Oahe Manor, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avera Oahe Manor, 19.23 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
- Avera Gettysburg HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.07 miles away606 East Garfield Gettysburg South Dakota 57442Voluntary non-profit - Church(605) 765-2480