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Dooley Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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801 S 8th Street,
Atchison KS 66002

(913) 360-6200

66.59% estimated occupancy 1

Located in Atchison, Kansas, Dooley Center is one of just a few available nursing homes in the area. This proved to be a grade A facility, which is a truly elite rating. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the top 50 facilities in Kansas. This nursing home also received phenomenal grades in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Awards

Best Nursing Home in Atchison, Kansas badge

Best Nursing Home in Atchison, Kansas Awards 2019

Best Nursing Home in Atchison, Kansas badge

Best Nursing Home in Atchison, Kansas Awards 2020

Top Nursing Home in Kansas badge

Top Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Atchison, Kansas badge

Best Nursing Home in Atchison, Kansas Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A+

To go along with its favorable overall score, we gave this facility an A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area tend to have few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its strong profile, this nursing home also excelled in our long-term care category. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that area. In a long-term care environment, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. One of the factors we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 55.97015 percent of its residents. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, 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-minus

To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our nursing category weighs many components, many of which are tied to nursing hours. This nursing home averages 0.5 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 nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning patients at least once a day.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In our final area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our short-term care rating. This completed a very impressive report card. Short-term care grades are often employed to measure a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To provide highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must provide better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at 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 residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Dooley Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Dooley Center, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents which have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an indicator of nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Dooley Center, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Dooley Center, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Dooley Center, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Dooley Center, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Dooley Center, 5.98% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Dooley Center, 91.04% of Patients

This is the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Dooley Center, 16.84% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the decline of a patient's medical condition.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Dooley Center, 19.61% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some believe that mobility is critical to residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: C

In Dooley Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Dooley Center, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • F W Huston Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 17.63 miles away408 Delaware Street Winchester Kansas 66097Voluntary non-profit - Private(913) 774-4340

Nearby Dialysis

  • Leavenworth Dialysis19.9 miles away501 Oak St Leavenworth Kansas 66048CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (913) 651-1431