Eastridge is a small non-profit facility located in Centralia, Kansas. Featuring an overall rating of A+, this nursing home is clearly a phenomenal nursing home. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percent of all facilities in the country. One of the major highlights of this facility's remarkable report card is its nursing score. We discuss nursing in the next section.
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- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Kansas Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Our nursing grade is primarily tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving a patient more frequently.
This facility also received an A+ inspection grade, making it one of the few places to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a dominant long-term care score. Indeed, this ended up being this nursing home's third most impressive category score. In that category, we gave this facility a score of A. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 97.297295 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last area, this facility also was awarded an excellent short-term care rating, with a grade of A-. This finished off a very strong report card. Short-term care grades are commonly used to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to have high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eastridge Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eastridge, 1.82% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eastridge, 6.76% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which have experienced a fall leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eastridge, 8.11% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percent of long-term patients which had UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eastridge, 12.16% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eastridge, 8.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term care residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eastridge, 0% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression may be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eastridge, 93.65% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eastridge, 8.96% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eastridge, 14.55% of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Eastridge, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eastridge, 14.55% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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