Colonial Haven is in Beemer, Nebraska. This facility was given an overall grade of B+, which is very good score. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. This nursing home also received very consistent ratings in all four of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Beemer NE 68716
72.94% estimated occupancy 1
- Occupational Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2021
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On top of receiving a great overall score, this facility performed even better in our inspections category which is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our highest grades. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its profile, this nursing home also received a grade of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is an above average score in this area. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the area of short-term care, where it was awarded a grade of B+. It performed better than most facilities in this area. In calculating our short-term care scores, we scrutinize a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This category is frequently a useful assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The last category we looked at was nursing, where this facility was given a grade of B+. This topped off a very strong profile. Only a select few nursing homes earned a B+ or higher in all four categories. When computing our nursing grades, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed 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 place 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 patients more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colonial Haven Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colonial Haven, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colonial Haven, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colonial Haven, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colonial Haven, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colonial Haven, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colonial Haven, 4.32% of Patients
This is the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colonial Haven, 93.19% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colonial Haven, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colonial Haven, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Colonial Haven, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colonial Haven, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
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