Good Samaritan Society - Holstein is a small non-profit facility located in Holstein, Iowa. This proved to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B+. You can definitely do much worse than this nursing home. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
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Good Samaritan Society - Holstein
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Meal Delivery
- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a strong overall score, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another strong feature for this nursing home is that it was awarded an impressive long-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being its second best category score. In this area, we awarded this nursing home a B+. For patients in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nurse's aid hours was vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 91.97861 percent of its patients. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it was given a grade of B. It performed more favorably than most facilities in this area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is considered to be a solid assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Switching gears to the next category, this facility was given a respectable nursing rating. Although this was not nearly as strong as a few of its other grades, this is still not a bad grade. Our nursing grade includes a handful of data points, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This place provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a relatively low total compared with most other nursing homes. Finally, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is often an indicator that a place has quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Holstein Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 6.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 3.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 17.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 19.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 4.67% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 93.67% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 17.07% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 16.9% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Some believe that mobility is vital to patients well-being.
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 1.48 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 16.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Holstein, 77.73% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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