Good Samaritan Society - Larimore is the sole option we identified in Larimore, North Dakota. Featuring an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is ranked among the better facilities we looked at. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 25 percent of all facilities in the country. This place also received consistently good grades in all of our categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
Good Samaritan Society - Larimore
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 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
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing rating. We weighed the qualifications of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in determining our rating in this category. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Adding to its impressive category grades, this facility excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our inspection grades account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. This nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to resident health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility received a strong short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher scores in that category with a score of B+. Our short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our final category, this facility was given a highly favorable long-term care rating. We gave it a B+ in that area, wrapping up one of our finer profiles. When facilities receive this type of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to minimize negative health outcomes for the nursing home population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Larimore Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 4.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients who have sustained falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 3.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 19.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 18.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 5.86% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression may imply a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 96.6% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 15.72% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Larimore, 77.97% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.