Bethesda Home is a senior living facility in Goessel, Kansas, which has a total of 539 people. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percent of all facilities in the United States. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong with this place. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which are just as impressive as its overall rating.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. In determining our nursing ratings, we analyze both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Adding to an already impressive profile, this facility also received virtually flawless health inspections in recent years. As a result, we awarded it an A+ inspection grade. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third category, this nursing home received an excellent long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A in that area. Facilities that do well in this category typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. One of the criteria we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.130844 percent of its patients. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The fourth area we assessed was short-term care, where this facility was given an A-. This topped off a very impressive profile. Only a select few facilities received an A- or higher in in each area we assessed. Short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethesda Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethesda Home, 3.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethesda Home, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethesda Home, 3.92% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better nursing care can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethesda Home, 24.27% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethesda Home, 15.09% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethesda Home, 0% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethesda Home, 99.07% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
In Bethesda Home, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
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