With an address in Larned, Kansas, Diversicare of Larned is the sole option located in the area. This nursing home is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. You can definitely do much worse than this facility. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Diversicare of Larned
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 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 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
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Our inspection ratings are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies aren't necessarily the end of the world.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Our nursing rating includes several factors. The most important factor is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility's next most favorable area ended up being long-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. In the area of long-term care, we look at the quantity of care provided by a nursing home, as opposed to more healthcare-oriented services. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Thankfully, this facility provided the vaccine to 99.44444 percent of its residents, which is an above average total. This place keeps its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the next area, this facility was given a decent short-term care score of C. With our short-term care rating, we endeavor to forge a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 3.6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Diversicare of Larned Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Diversicare of Larned, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Diversicare of Larned, 5.12% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Diversicare of Larned, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Diversicare of Larned, 16.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Diversicare of Larned, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Diversicare of Larned, 5.92% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some argue this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Diversicare of Larned, 91.42% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Diversicare of Larned, 16.92% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Diversicare of Larned, 21.25% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Diversicare of Larned, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Diversicare of Larned, 21.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Diversicare of Larned, 10.63 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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