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Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County

  • Nursing Home
  • Adult Day Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B-minus
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Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County's website

108 E Ash Street,
Oberlin KS 67749

(785) 475-2245

85.33% estimated occupancy 1

Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County is a small non-profit nursing home located in Oberlin, Kansas. With an overall rating of B-, this is likely a solid facility. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to be a solid choice for quite a few people. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home received consistently decent grades in each of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.

Quick Details

  • 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

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

To go along with its relatively modest overall grade, we awarded this nursing home an A- for its inspection grade. This grade is far better than the facility's overall rating. Inspection grades are based on several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This indicates that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to patient health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

Another one of this facility's more impressive category grades was in the category of short-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a B. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. 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 patients that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

In addition, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B in our nursing category. This is one of our better grades. When computing a facility's nursing score, we consider the number of hours nurses are with residents and the level of skill of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Switching gears to our fourth category, this nursing home was given a respectable long-term care score of C. In computing these long-term care scores, we assess the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. After we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 91.72414 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 5.12% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who experienced a fall leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with insufficient hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 16.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 5.92% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 91.42% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: F

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 16.92% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 21.25% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County, 21.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.