Bethany Home is a small non-profit facility in Minden, Nebraska. With an A overall grade, we rated this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the United States. Based on our assessment, you can not go wrong here. As you will see below, this facility performed equally well in our category ratings. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
515 West First Street,
Minden NE 68959
80.15% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this facility an A for our inspections rating. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose 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
Among its many high-end scores, this facility was given an excellent long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A in this category. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a life threatening condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Does this page answer your questions about Bethany Home?
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. When computing a facility's nursing rating, we consider the quantity of hours nurses commit to patients and the level of skill of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we assessed, this facility was given a very strong grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility topped off a straight A report card. In computing our short-term care grades, we size up a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is often a useful assessment of a facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany Home, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who suffer from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany Home, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents which experienced falls resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany Home, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany Home, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care residents that are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany Home, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany Home, 4.32% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany Home, 93.19% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany Home, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany Home, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels.
In Bethany Home, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany Home, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
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