With an address in Auburn, Nebraska, Good Samaritan Society - Auburn is the sole nursing home located in the area. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the higher-rated facilities we looked at. A score of this caliber requires very strong scores across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card was its long-term care rating. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also found that this nursing home excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an A+ in this area. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.51923 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, we looked at the nursing home's number of hospitalizations. With 1.76 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home was just about middle of the pack in this area.

Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This nursing home also received a nearly flawless inspection. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. This was one of the few facilities to receive multiple A+'s. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

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 rating is based on many subcategories, however, the most important one is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 3.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place Nebraska in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a resident more often.

Short-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: DMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

The final category we rated is short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a solid grade in this area, with a C. Even though this isn't on par with several of this nursing home's other grades, it is still not a major area of concern. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 35.4 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below the national average.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Good Samaritan Society - Auburn Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who suffer from pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.

Provider
A+
1.56%
State
B+
5.81%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay residents that have sustained a fall which caused major injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
F
8.17%
State
B-
4.73%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from UTI's. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.

Provider
D
6.8%
State
B-
3.93%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
B+
11.68%
State
B-
16.76%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
C
25.84%
State
B+
18.39%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
A-
0.49%
State
B
3.86%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Provider
B+
98.88%
State
B
93.69%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
B-
15.82%
State
B
15.01%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is critical to residents' well-being.

Provider
B-
14.97%
State
B+
18.83%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Provider
C
2
State
B
1.64
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B+
14.97
State
B-
18.83
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A
4.9
State
B+
7.95
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.

Provider
A+
92.81%
State
B+
76.14%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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