Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield is a facility in Bloomfield, Nebraska. This city has a population of 1,765 people. We awarded this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the country. Based on our assessment, you can't go wrong with this facility. This nursing home was also given strong scores in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. There are a host of factors within this grade. Many of these subcategories relate to the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Nebraska in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a patient more frequently.
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Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its fine assessment, this nursing home also received a superb short-term care score, with a grade of A-. In forming these short-term care grades, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to devise a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is long-term care. This facility received an above average nursing grade in our assessment, with a grade of B. While this wasn't quite as dominant as many of its other category grades, this is still one of our more favorable grades for this category. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are kept in good health. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.78049 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths for the nursing home population. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 6.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 4.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 3.53% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 19.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used to treat a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 20.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 3.91% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Higher levels of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 92.75% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 15.57% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 16.66% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 16.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Bloomfield, 76.12% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's usually correlates with better rehabilitation services.