With an address in Larned, Kansas, Diversicare of Larned is the sole option located in the area. With an B+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the nation. You could definitely do much worse than this place. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Diversicare of Larned
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- 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
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home performed even better in the area of inspections 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 best grades. Inspection scores are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home fared well in the area of short-term care. Indeed, we awarded it a score of A- for that area, which turns out to be one of our most elite grades. Short-term care scores are critical for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates more skilled nursing. This means a broad scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Among this facility's other strengths is its elite nursing grade. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of A-. We analyzed the levels of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses worked with residents, in calculating our rating in this category. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at 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 facility Kansas in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of turning residents even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored is long-term care, where this nursing home was given a grade of B-. Although this wound up being its poorest category score, this is nevertheless a middle of the pack score. Our long-term care ratings are essential for individuals requiring non-healthcare services such as personal care. After considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 98.91892 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than most nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Diversicare of Larned Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Diversicare of Larned, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Diversicare of Larned, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who have suffered falls resulting in severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Diversicare of Larned, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents that have sustained a UTI. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Diversicare of Larned, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Diversicare of Larned, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Diversicare of Larned, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents showing signs of depression. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Diversicare of Larned, 91.04% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Diversicare of Larned, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Diversicare of Larned, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Diversicare of Larned, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Diversicare of Larned, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Diversicare of Larned, 10.57 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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