Geary Community Nursing Home is a small facility in Geary, Oklahoma. We gave this nursing home an overall rating of F. Based on our assessment, you'd be better off to steer clear of this nursing home. Finally, we were surprised to learn that this place earned a decent score in the area of short-term care. You can find more information about this category below.
Geary Community Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Aug 1, 2019 by Nick Lata
Note: Data for Geary Community Nursing Home has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
Short-term Care Quality
While we graded this nursing home incredibly poorly overall, it received a decent short-term care grade this year. We gave it a C in that category, which was the closest thing to a bright spot we can find for this facility. Our short-term care grades are believed to be more important for residents requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. In this facility's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than a typical facility. The hope is that this does not adversely impact the quality of care. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the number of residents that returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Turning to the area of nursing care, this facility received a grade of just D in this category. Unfortunately, this ended up being one of its better grades. Our nursing rating is largely associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provided a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is well below average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing grades. This place performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these datapoints to be indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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We wanted to point out this nursing home's inspection grade where it received a lowly F. You should pay special attention to any deficiencies on a nursing home's inspection reports when it receives this bad of an inspection rating. We suggest you scrutinize the level of severity of the deficiencies. This particular facility was assessed 5 deficiencies by government inspectors. The only positive thing we can say is that none of the deficiencies were in the categories that suggest they created a threat to resident safety or health. Finally, we need to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home received large government fines recently exceeding $50,000. This usually suggests that government inspectors became fed up after multiple years of failed inspections.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is long-term care, where this nursing home was given a poor score in this area also. We gave it a lowly F for this category, which is obviously somewhat alarming. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is often a bad sign for resident care and it may indicate that the nursing home is not as well-staffed. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Candidly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated just 80.72289 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Geary Community Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 4.58% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients who have sustained a fall which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 3.45% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents that had a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 13.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 24.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 3.83% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 92.26% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 14.52% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 16.45% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility. Many believe that mobility is critical to patients physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Geary Community Nursing Home, 16.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
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