Good Samaritan - Flanagan
205 North Adams, Flanagan IL 61740 · (815) 792-0053 Updated: Jul 1, 2019 · By Sara Levinsohn
With an address in Flanagan, Illinois, Good Samaritan - Flanagan is the sole facility we were able to find in this city. With an overall grade of B+, this nursing home should work for most people. At the end of the day, this nursing home is a solid choice for quite a few people. Keep reading to find this facility's category ratings, which are also strong. It's hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 60 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
One of the reasons this place is a strong nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection grade. In fact, inspections turned out to be its best category. In that category, we awarded it an A-. Inspection grades are based on several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that area, we gave this facility an B+. Nursing grades are heavily correlated with quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averages 0 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 many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a strong long-term care score. In fact, we gave it an above average grade of B+ in this area. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We weren't able to track down information on vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the final category, this facility was given a very strong short-term care grade. This facility didn't turn out to have any real weak links. Short-term care grades are based on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan - Flanagan Quality Metrics
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Percent of Patients
Higher is Better