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Coffey County Hospital Ltcu

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+Jun 22: A+Aug 22: A+Sep 22: A+
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128 S Pearson Avenue,
Waverly KS 66871

(785) 733-2744

85.41% estimated occupancy 1

Coffey County Hospital Ltcu is the lone facility we were able to find in Waverly, Kansas. Sporting an overall rating of A+, this facility is ranked among the highest-rated nursing homes we found. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it as the number one rated facility in Kansas. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar report card is its long-term care score. We discuss long-term care in the next section.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - City/county

Specialized Services

  • Nutritional Counseling

Awards

Top Nursing Home in Kansas badge

Top Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2019

Best Nursing Home in Kansas badge

Best Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2020

Best Nursing Home in Kansas badge

Best Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of long-term care. Facilities that do well in this category typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. The nursing category is based on many subcategories, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility 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 the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning a resident even once per day.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

Adding to an already impressive profile, this facility also received virtually flawless health inspections in recent years. As a result, we awarded it an A+ inspection grade. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In the last category we analyzed, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of A in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility topped off a straight A report card. Our short-term care ratings are important for prospective residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. This means a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities 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 area is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Coffey County Hospital Ltcu Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs

This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents which have had urinary tract infections. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to facilities having reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 5.98% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 91.04% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 16.84% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 19.61% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: D

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Coffey County Hospital Ltcu, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.