Located in Adams, Nebraska, Gold Crest Retirement Center is the lone facility we identified there. Featuring an overall score of B+, this looks like a high quality facility. As far as we can see, this facility looks like a good fit for quite a few people. Fortunately, this place didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
Gold Crest Retirement Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Palliative Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Colostomy Care
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a quality nursing home overall, this nursing home really excelled in nursing, where it received a grade of A. In determining our nursing grades, we assess both staffing levels and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
We also want to emphasize this facility's nearly flawless inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this area. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means 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. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the third category, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. Short-term care ratings are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was long-term care, where this nursing home was given a B-. Although this ended up being its lowest category rating, this is still a middle of the pack score. In calculating these long-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is a very solid figure. Lastly, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gold Crest Retirement Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who have suffered falls which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that have had urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 4.27% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 93.22% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 15.08% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 21.04% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gold Crest Retirement Center, 8.88 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
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