Bethany Home Association is a facility in Lindsborg, Kansas, a city with 4,736 people. We gave this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percent of all facilities in the nation. Based on our ratings, you can't go wrong here. If you look below, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which look to be just as strong as its overall grade.
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Bethany Home Association
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
321 N Chestnut Street,
Lindsborg KS 67456
64% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received a very strong nursing score. Nursing turned out to be its best category. In this category, we awarded this facility an A. Our nursing score includes numerous factors. The most important variable is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Kansas in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving residents more frequently.
In addition, this facility also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A. Our inspection scores are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's government inspections. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also want to emphasize the fact that this nursing home received a superb grade of A in our long-term care category. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 98.62543 percent of its residents, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. 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 less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our fourth area, this facility also performed well in the short-term care category. We gave it a grade of A- in this category. This rounded out truly elite report card. In our short-term care category, we seek to create a sound barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany Home Association Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany Home Association, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients that suffered from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany Home Association, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents which have had a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany Home Association, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely caused by facilities with worst hygiene practices. More frequent bathing can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany Home Association, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany Home Association, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany Home Association, 5.66% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany Home Association, 91.03% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany Home Association, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany Home Association, 17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Bethany Home Association, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany Home Association, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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