With an address in Ellsworth, Kansas, Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village is the lone option we found in this city. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A grade in this range requires some solid marks. This facility has some things going for it. One of the major highlights of this facility's profile is its remarkable inspection score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it received an elite inspection score. In fact, its inspection score was far better than its overall score. In our inspections category, we gave this facility an A. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's higher category scores was in the category of long-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is typically a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.242424 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best area is short-term care. We gave it a grade of B- in this category. This is basically a middle of the pack grade in this area. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to create a meaningful measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze the facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The final category we graded was nursing. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D for nursing, making this the nursing home's weakest category grade. Our nursing score is mostly associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This place provided only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing scores. This place performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients which have pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who suffered falls which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents who have experienced a UTI. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients that were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 5.98% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are showing symptoms of depression. High rates of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 91.04% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that maintained mobility.
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
- Ellsworth County Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 2.07 miles away1604 Aylward Avenue Ellsworth Kansas 67439Proprietary(785) 472-3111