Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center is a facility located in Oakland City, Indiana, a city with a total of 4,934 people. This facility was given an overall grade of B, which is a very respectable grade. This place definitely has plenty working in its favor. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next section.
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Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
231 N Jackson St,
Oakland City IN 47660
68.34% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also received top notch health inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our best grades in this area, with an A. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was assessed 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This means that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies an imminent threat to patient health or safety. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it received a score of B. It outperformed most facilities in this category. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Turning to the category of nursing care, this facility didn't perform quite as well in this area as some of the categories discussed above. Nevertheless, a grade of B- in this category is by no means a bad score. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with levels of nurse staffing. This facility provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a lower figure than we were hoping for. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it scored well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the quantity of hours of care offered.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at was long-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of B-. In determining our long-term care grades, we assess the assistance with daily living offered to the nursing home's residents. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. Fortunately, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 96.51163 percent of its residents. This place keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization 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.
Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 7.36% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 4.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who have suffered a fall which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 1.69% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic could be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 13.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents which were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are typically given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 14.48% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 91.03% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 15.46% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 12.91% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels. Some believe that mobility is critical to patients health.
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 1.53 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 12.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 12.43 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Home & Rehabilitative Center, 73.74% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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