Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor is a facility located in Eureka, Montana, a city with 4,225 people. This is a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. This facility definitely has plenty working in its favor. The best part of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section
Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also received top notch government inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our best scores in this area, with an A. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This place received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies aren't necessarily something to panic about.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility earned an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it an B+ in that area. Our nursing score is mostly tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of moving patients even once per day.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was short-term care. This facility received an above average short-term care score, with a B+ in this category. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this nursing home was awarded a respectable long-term care score of C. Long-term care grades assess a nursing home's personal care rather than the highly skilled therapy and healthcare services that are critical to a skilled nursing facility. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were pleased to find that this facility vaccinates 98.130844 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 7.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 5.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a fall leading to severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 3.38% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 15.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 15.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients that were given antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 5.4% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 93.07% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 15.83% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 20.1% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 20.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 12.52 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 73.8% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.