Good Samaritan Society - Mohall is located in Mohall, North Dakota, a city with a population of 1,104 people. This nursing home proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the top ratings that we offer. In fact, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 50 best nursing homes in North Dakota. One of the best aspects of this facility's exemplary report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
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Good Samaritan Society - Mohall
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies an immediate risk 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
We also want to emphasize the fact that this nursing home was awarded a first-rate score of A in our long-term care category. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 99.15254 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the third category, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
In the final category, this nursing home also was awarded a first-rate nursing score, with a grade of B+. This completed a first-rate profile. The nursing score consists of quite a few subcategories, but the main one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some quality-based measures in this category. This nursing home fared well in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, in terms of the percentage of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this place performed better than the national average. This is generally an indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented with better nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Mohall Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 6.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 8.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 2.73% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who had urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 1.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents which are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 23.93% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 1.8% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 99.58% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 17.24% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 13.17% of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 13.17% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society - Mohall, 9.52% of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of care.