Gateway Vista turns out to be one of many available nursing homes to select from in Lincoln, Nebraska. This nursing home proved to be an A+ rated facility, which is the most impressive rating that we offer. We can not find many negative things to say about this place. Its ratings are impeccable. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar profile is its long-term care grade. We discuss long-term care in the next section.
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category, where it received an impressive grade of A+. Few facilities performed better in this category. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 96.34147 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing rating. This proved to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A+. There are a variety of subcategories within this grade. Many of these subcategories are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.5 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Amazingly, we also awarded this nursing home yet another A+ in the area of inspections. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't 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.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category, this nursing home also received a very strong short-term care rating, with an A. This topped off a very impressive report card. In calculating our short-term care scores, we assess a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is often a solid measure of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this category is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gateway Vista Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gateway Vista, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gateway Vista, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gateway Vista, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gateway Vista, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for many conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gateway Vista, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gateway Vista, 4.27% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many would argue this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gateway Vista, 93.22% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gateway Vista, 15.08% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gateway Vista, 21.04% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.
In Gateway Vista, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gateway Vista, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gateway Vista, 8.88 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gateway Vista, 77.94% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
Scores for Lincoln, NE
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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