Advena Living of Cherryvale is a small nursing home in Cherryvale, Kansas. Sporting an overall grade of D, this is a subpar facility. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Cherryvale. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong nursing grade. You can continue reading to find out about nursing and other category scores
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Advena Living of Cherryvale
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
While we were down on this facility overall, we awarded it a grade of B+ for our nursing rating. This score is far more impressive than the nursing home's overall grade. When determining a facility's nursing grade, we look at the amount of time nurses are with patients as well as the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a strong score in short-term care. This facility earned a grade of B in this area, which is one of our more impressive grades. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. We were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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We also wanted to point out this facility's inspection score where it received a lowly F. For facilities that received this poor of an inspection rating, we would scrutinize any severe deficiencies on its inspection report. This nursing home was hit with a category J or K deficiency, which rank among the worst categories of deficiencies. This generally means that inspectors uncovered a deficiency which places patient health or safety in imminent danger. Lastly, we also want to point out that this place received large government fines amounting to more than $100,000. This usually signifies that a facility's poor track record has been an issue for multiple years.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our next area, this facility really did not fare well here either. Due to a rock bottom grade of F in long-term care, this is about as terrible as it gets. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it generally means the facility didn't perform well in our quality measures relating to resident care. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. As it turns out, this facility vaccinated just 63.492065 percent of its residents, which is quite a bit lower than we expected. Surprisingly, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Advena Living of Cherryvale Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 5.66% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 91.03% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Advena Living of Cherryvale, 75.24% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.