Located in Cheney, Kansas, Cheney Golden Age Home is the only nursing home we found in the area. We awarded this nursing home an B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. Based on the data we reviewed, you could do much worse than this nursing home. This facility's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Cheney Golden Age Home
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 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
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall rating, this facility fared even better in our inspections category which is associated with the nursing home's recent government inspection reports. We awarded it an A- for this category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this facility's other accomplishments is its first-rate long-term care score. It received one of our most favorable scores in that category, with a grade of A-. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 95.522385 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a deadly health condition for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.04 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was awarded a score of B+. It performed better than most facilities in this category. In the area of short-term care, we seek to qualify measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents that returned home from this facility. We found that 5.9 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The final category we graded was nursing, where we awarded it an above average grade of B. This nursing home truly didn't have any weak links. We weighed the licensure of nurses working for the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with residents, in computing our score in this area. This facility provided 0.4 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 facility the country 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 protocol of moving residents more often.
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, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 5.12% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 16.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 5.92% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 91.42% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 16.92% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence. Some would argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 21.25% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 21.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cheney Golden Age Home, 10.63 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess short-term care.