Diversicare of Council Grove is a small nursing home in Council Grove, Kansas. This nursing home turns out to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our analysis, this nursing home looks like a good fit for most people. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.
Diversicare of Council Grove
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
400 Sunset Drive,
Council Grove KS 66846
66.38% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings are based on several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received a favorable short-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our higher scores in that area with a grade of B. With our short-term care score, we endeavor to forge a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze a facility's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. We weren't able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last item we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. When computing a facility's nursing rating, we look at the number of hours nurses spend with residents as well as the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home provides only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a somewhat alarming figure as it is well below the national average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place fared better in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it scored well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was long-term care. For that category, we awarded this facility a C. In computing our long-term care ratings, we scrutinize the assistance with daily living received by the facility's patients. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 97.02381 percent of its patients. This facility keeps its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Diversicare of Council Grove Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents who sustained falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients that have experienced a UTI. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 5.98% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 91.04% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some experts believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Diversicare of Council Grove, 1.67 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 Diversicare of Council Grove, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of patients.