Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor is a facility located in Eureka, Montana, a city with 4,225 people. This is a highly rated facility, with an overall grade of B+. We rated this facility in the top 50 nursing homes in Montana. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
10 Mountain View Dr,
Eureka MT 59917
58.36% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
Top Nursing Home in Montana Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Montana Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned a very impressive inspection rating. In fact, inspections is its best category grade. In this area, we awarded this facility an A. Our inspection grades weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to patient safety or health. A couple relatively minor dings are not necessarily the end of the world.
This nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Nursing scores are largely based on a facility's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we assessed was short-term care. This facility received a fine short-term care grade. We awarded them an elite strong of A- in this area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we size up a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is more often than not a meaningful assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored is long-term care, which turned out to be a low point for this facility. We gave this facility a D for long-term care, leaving this as its least impressive category grade. We'd still recommend that you consider all of a facility's category grades. In a long-term care setting, the primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 98.181816 percent of its residents, which is better than most nursing homes. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. Sadly, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
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, 8.33% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 5.25% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percent of long-term patients who experienced falls which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 3.32% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 16.25% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 14.87% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 5.28% of Patients
This is the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 93.06% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 15.55% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 18.63% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 1.15 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 18.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 12.8 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 74.36% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.