Good Samaritan Society - Arlington is a facility in Arlington, Minnesota. This city has a total of 3,227 people. Featuring an overall score of B, this facility is a great choice. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this place. The best aspect of this facility's impressive profile is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph
Good Samaritan Society - Arlington
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this facility fared well in short-term care. We awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our best grades. Our short-term care grade is generally employed to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections rating. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. This facility was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This means that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to resident health or safety. A few relatively minor dings aren't necessarily something to panic about.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Our nursing grade weighs many factors, however, the primary consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving patients more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is long-term care, turned out to be this facility's weakest area. We awarded this facility a D in this category. This really is one of the couple of weak links of a very solid report card. If you are seeking anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care scores. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 98.305084 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes. Sadly, a few of its other scores in the category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Arlington Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term care residents who have sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic may also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 4.58% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 93.31% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. 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 - Arlington, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Arlington, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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