Gateway Senior Living is an average-sized nursing home in Lincoln, Nebraska. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this nursing home number 186 in the country. This puts it in the top two percentile of all nursing homes. Even in a city featuring 13 nursing homes, this facility is appealing. As you can see below, this facility performed equally well in our category ratings. We gave it a straight A report card!

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For profit - Individual

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also wanted to note that this nursing home excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an A+ in this area. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with quality and quantity of nursing care. This place provides an incredible 5.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Out of that total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering high levels of care, this place was also above average in several of the major quality-based metrics we assessed in this category. By way of illustration, it performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. These datapoints are generally reliable measures of the quality of nursing care a facility offers.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also wanted to alert you to the fact that this facility was superb in our long-term care rating. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of assessing the elite volume of care provided by aids and other staff at this facility, we also were impressed by the facility's vaccination data. For example, this facility gave the pneumonia vaccine to 99.41521 percent of its patients, which is very impressive. This combination proved to be effective as this place keeps its patients out of the hospital. While it had 1.73 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic was better than the majority of nursing homes since it had some more complex patients.

Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

Another strength for this facility is short-term care, where it received an A+ score. This is flat out as dominant as it gets in this category. In calculating our short-term care scores, we look at a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is more often than not a fair measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the facility. This place performed as well as just about any nursing home in Nebraska in this area with 57.9 percent of its patients returning home. With most facilities, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Turning to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. We awarded it a score of A for that category. This topped off its straight A report card. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively minor. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
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Inspection Rating

Gateway Senior Living Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
A+
2.16%
State
B+
5.81%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. More supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
B
2.92%
State
B-
4.73%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with insufficient hygiene.

Provider
F
7.69%
State
B-
3.93%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
B
12.57%
State
B-
16.76%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
B
18.92%
State
B+
18.39%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Many argue this is a measure of quality of life.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
3.86%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A
99.71%
State
B
93.69%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A-
10.88%
State
B
15.01%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
B+
18.1%
State
B+
18.83%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B
1.63
State
B
1.64
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
B-
18.1
State
B-
18.83
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B-
11.28
State
B+
7.95
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
A-
76.03%
State
B+
76.14%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Chi Health St Elizabeth 1.12 mi
555 South 70th St Lincoln Nebraska 68510
(402) 219-7700
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Bryan Medical Center 1.38 mi
1600 South 48th St Lincoln Nebraska 68506
(402) 481-1111
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Capital City Dialysis 0.65 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
307 N 46th St Lincoln Nebraska 68503
(402) 466-5123
Dialysis Center of Lincoln 1.6 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 22
7910 O St. Lincoln Nebraska 68510
(402) 489-5339
Dialysis Center of Lincoln Northwest 3.81 mi
Dialysis Stations: 28
3211 Salt Creek Cirle Lincoln Nebraska 68504
(402) 438-7330
South Lincoln Dialysis 4.56 mi
Dialysis Stations: 8
3401 Plantation Drive Suite 140 Lincoln Nebraska 68516
(402) 421-6011
Dialysis Center of Lincoln Southwest 4.88 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
5355 South 16th Street Lincoln Nebraska 68512
(402) 742-8500
Dialysis Center of Lincoln - Home 4.88 mi
Dialysis Stations: 6
5355 South 16th Street Lincoln Nebraska 68512
(402) 742-8500