Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe is located in Arapahoe, Nebraska, a city with 1,336 people. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is one of our better ratings. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the United States. As you will find below, this nursing home also performed just fine in our category grades. It's hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
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Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Mar 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Note: Data for Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it earned one of our best scores in that area with an A+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite insignificant. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its first-rate resume, this nursing home also excelled in our long-term care area. In fact, it received a score of A in that category. Facilities that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. Once we finished looking at the amount of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 94.94949 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is too frequently a life or death ailment for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also excelled in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Very few nursing homes fared better in this area. Our short-term care grades are arguably more meaningful for people requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally requires additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not just nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Turning to our next category, this facility received a very strong nursing grade. We awarded it a B+ in that category, rounding out one of our finer profiles. Our nursing score assesses a handful of factors, but the paramount consideration is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place 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.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 11.54% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 9.09% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 5.26% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic can be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 9.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 7.14% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 2.13% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 96.15% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 17.14% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 25.21% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that remained mobile levels.
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 25.21% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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