Located in Cheney, Kansas, Cheney Golden Age Home is the only nursing home we found in the area. It looks like this is a very good facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable rating. Based on our assessment, you can do much worse than this place. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Cheney Golden Age Home
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Catheter Care
Top Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall score, we gave this nursing home an A for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Among its many impressive scores, this nursing home earned an excellent nursing grade. We gave it an B+ in that area. Nursing ratings are mostly tied to a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 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 place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving patients more often.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received an impressive short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. In the category of short-term care, we seek to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this area is the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we looked at was long-term care, in which we awarded it an above average grade of B. This facility really didn't have any weaknesses. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. Once we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 98.57143 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a deadly 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 less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cheney Golden Age Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 5.98% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 91.04% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.