CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island is a small hospital-based nursing home located in Grand Island, Nebraska. After receiving an overall rating of A, this nursing home is among the highest-rated facilities we assessed. We were not surprised to discover that this is radically superior to many of the nursing homes in the city. As you will see below, this place also performed well in our category ratings. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2116 West Faidley Avenue,
Grand Island NE 68803
43.05% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Grand Island, Nebraska Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Grand Island, Nebraska Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our long-term care rating. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the criteria we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the elderly population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its impressive profile, this nursing home also excelled in our short-term care area. In fact, we gave it a score of A for that category. Our short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a wide range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. We were not able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The final statistic we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating features numerous datapoints. The most important factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 facility Nebraska in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning residents more frequently.
Finally, this nursing home also earned top notch inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a B+. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 4.32% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 93.19% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 9.35 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In CHI Health at Home - Home Care - Grand Island, 77.76% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Grand Island, NE
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
Looking for more options? Grand Island, Nebraska has 4 other nursing homes
- Chi Health St FrancisAcute Care Hospitals 0.38 miles away2620 West Faidley Ave Grand Island Nebraska 68803Voluntary non-profit - Church(308) 384-4600
- Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 18.85 miles away1423 Seventh St Aurora Nebraska 68818Voluntary non-profit - Private(402) 694-3171
- Fmc - Grand Island1.16 miles away3516 Richmond Circle Grand Island Nebraska 68803Dialysis Stations: 17 (308) 384-9600
- Grand Island Dialysis2.03 miles away203 East Stolley Park Road Suite G Grand Island Nebraska 68801Dialysis Stations: 12 (308) 384-4067