Gardenside Ltc-Jchc is a small hospital-based facility located in Fairbury, Nebraska. This proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive ratings we offer. Based on our ratings, you can not go wrong here. As you can see below, this place also performed well in our category scores. It's hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
P O Box 277, 2200 North H Street,
Fairbury NE 68352
71.02% estimated occupancy 1
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Fairbury, Nebraska Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Fairbury, Nebraska Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Fairbury, Nebraska Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. The nursing score includes a number of datapoints. The most important variable is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite insignificant. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily something to panic about.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, this facility was given first-rate short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in this area. In determining our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is generally a fair assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored is long-term care. In that category, we gave this facility a favorable grade of B. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gardenside Ltc-Jchc Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used to treat several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 4.32% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 93.19% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gardenside Ltc-Jchc, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.