Elmhaven East is a facility located in Parsons, Kansas. This city has a total of 13,006 people. Featuring an overall rating of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective residents. Remarkably, the nursing homes in Parsons received high grades across the board, making this one of the best places in Kansas to find a nursing home. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card was its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1400 S 15th Street,
Parsons KS 67357
68.66% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a quality nursing home overall, this nursing home really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A. When determining our nursing grades, we weigh both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its profile, this nursing home also earned a score of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is a well above average score in this category. In our short-term care grade, we strive to create a fair barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess a nursing home's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Adding yet another impressive category grade, we gave this nursing home an impressive grade of B+ for our inspections category. Our inspection scores are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have 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. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we assessed was long-term care, where this facility received a grade of B-. Although this wound up being its least impressive category score, this is still not a poor grade. Long-term care grades focus on a facility's personal care instead of the highly skilled therapy or medical services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. We were concerned by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated just 79.31034 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Nevertheless, this nursing home excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 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.
Elmhaven East Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elmhaven East, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elmhaven East, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elmhaven East, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Better hygiene protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elmhaven East, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients which were administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elmhaven East, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elmhaven East, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elmhaven East, 91.04% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elmhaven East, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elmhaven East, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Elmhaven East, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elmhaven East, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
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