Garden Valley Retirement Village is the sole option located in Garden City, Kansas. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B, which is favorable grade. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this place. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Garden Valley Retirement Village
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
1505 E Spruce Street,
Garden City KS 67846
84.28% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong facility overall, this place excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A-. Not many nursing homes performed better in that area. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
An additional quality feature for this facility is that it was awarded an impressive long-term care grade. In fact, this proved to be its second best category score. In this area, we gave this facility a grade of B. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 88.09524 percent of its residents. This is slightly lower than we were hoping for but still a respectable figure. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Our nursing rating analyzes the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we graded was short-term care. We gave it a grade of B- in this category. This is a perfectly acceptable grade in this category. In the area of short-term care, we try to qualify measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Garden Valley Retirement Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay patients which sustained falls leading to severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term patients that have had a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care patients which were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 5.66% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 91.03% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 17% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 12.31 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. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Garden Valley Retirement Village, 75.24% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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