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.
Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Mar 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
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 is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this area. Our short-term care scores are probably more meaningful for folks needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes not just nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, 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.
The last category we assessed is nursing. We gave this facility one of our higher scores in this area, with a grade of B. Although this isn't as high as a few of this nursing home's other grades, it is still a fine score. The nursing grade is based on quite a few factors, however, the main one is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients which had a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating a variety of conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 4.27% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Some believe this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 93.22% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 15.08% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 21.04% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Arapahoe, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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