Catholic Care Center is a large non-profit nursing home in Wichita, Kansas. We awarded this nursing home an elite overall score of A-. As a result, it is among the highest graded nursing homes in Wichita. This is an impressive achievement given that the city features plenty of very solid nursing homes. We flat out can't say enough good things about this facility. If you look below, you can see this facility's category grades, which are also impressive.
Catholic Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to earning a great overall score, this nursing home excelled at short-term care. In fact, we gave it an A for that category. In computing our short-term care grades, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is frequently a meaningful assessment of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing grades are largely based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Kansas in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning a resident more often.
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In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection grades. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few relatively minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we rated is this facility's worst category. However, even its worst category would actually be a strength for many nursing homes. We awarded it a favorable grade of B in our long-term care category. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are kept in good health. One of the data points we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 93.75 percent of its patients. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Catholic Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Catholic Care Center, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Catholic Care Center, 5.12% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents which had a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Catholic Care Center, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents who sustained a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this metric could also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Catholic Care Center, 16.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term 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 appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Catholic Care Center, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Catholic Care Center, 5.92% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Catholic Care Center, 91.42% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Catholic Care Center, 16.92% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Catholic Care Center, 21.25% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Catholic Care Center, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Catholic Care Center, 21.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Catholic Care Center, 10.63 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Catholic Care Center, 74.59% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Wichita, KS
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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