Avera Oahe Manor is located in Gettysburg, South Dakota. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive ratings. This is just about as good of a facility as you're going to find. This nursing home was also given phenomenal grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Avera Oahe Manor
- 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
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its first-rate resume, this nursing home also was given a strong long-term care score, with a score of A. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the factors we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 95.588234 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. The nursing grade includes a variety of subcategories. The most important one is the amount of time nurses spent with residents. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we assessed is short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of B. Believe it or not, this proved to be this facility's worst area. A facility is doing something right when it's poorest grade still is better than most facilities. In computing our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to devise a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who returned home 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.
Avera Oahe Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avera Oahe Manor, 6.6% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avera Oahe Manor, 5.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avera Oahe Manor, 3.35% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avera Oahe Manor, 19.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents which were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avera Oahe Manor, 14.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avera Oahe Manor, 4.93% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avera Oahe Manor, 94.89% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avera Oahe Manor, 16.78% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avera Oahe Manor, 21.3% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels.
In Avera Oahe Manor, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avera Oahe Manor, 21.3 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 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