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F W Huston Medical Center

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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F W Huston Medical Center's website

408 Delaware Street,
Winchester KS 66097

(913) 774-4340

85.26% estimated occupancy 1

F W Huston Medical Center is a small hospital-based nursing home located in Winchester, Kansas. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive grades. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the country. Scroll down to find this facility's category grades, which are also strong. It is hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home has received near flawless inspections recently. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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

This nursing home also was strong in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A. Not many nursing homes fared better in this category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 97.540985 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. When calculating a nursing home's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are with patients as well as the levels of training of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

Turning to the final category, this facility received a strong short-term care score. Although this isn't nearly as elite as several of its other category grades, this is nevertheless one of our stronger grades a facility can receive. In the area of short-term care, we try to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. We were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

F W Huston Medical Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In F W Huston Medical Center, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In F W Huston Medical Center, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In F W Huston Medical Center, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffered from a UTI. UTI's could be an indicator of worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint could be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In F W Huston Medical Center, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic measures the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In F W Huston Medical Center, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In F W Huston Medical Center, 5.98% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression may indicate a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In F W Huston Medical Center, 91.04% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In F W Huston Medical Center, 16.84% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In F W Huston Medical Center, 19.61% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: B-plus

In F W Huston Medical Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to the physical health of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In F W Huston Medical Center, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • F W Huston Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away408 Delaware Street Winchester Kansas 66097Voluntary non-profit - Private(913) 774-4340
  • Saint Luke's Cushing HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.87 miles away711 Marshall Street Leavenworth Kansas 66048Voluntary non-profit - Private(913) 684-1100
  • Saint John HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.83 miles away3500 South 4th Street Leavenworth Kansas 66048Voluntary non-profit - Other(913) 680-6000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Leavenworth Dialysis19.03 miles away501 Oak St Leavenworth Kansas 66048CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (913) 651-1431