Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community is a large non-profit nursing home located in Greeley, Colorado. With an overall rating of B+, this facility should work for most people. We were pleased to find out that this was in line with the other facilities in Greeley, which is one of the better cities in Colorado to find a nursing home. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No 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
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a strong overall score, this nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we gave it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. We looked at the levels of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses worked with patients, in calculating our score in this area. This facility provided 0.4 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 place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning a patient even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility really excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of A-. Few facilities performed better in this category. In the category of short-term care, we try to assess measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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We also found that this nursing home has earned favorable inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B- in this category. This is better than many facilities in this category. Our inspection grades are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to the well being of residents. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was long-term care, in which this facility was given a C. While this proved to be its least impressive category rating, this is still not a terrible score. Our long-term care grades are more important for those requiring more conventional assistance related to activities of daily living. Once we concluded our assessment of the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. We were a bit concerned this nursing home vaccinated only 55.839417 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Nevertheless, this place excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 6.01% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 3.45% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 2.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 17.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 3.73% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 85.7% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 15.22% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 20.53% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 20.53 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, 75.24% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Greeley, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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