Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor is a facility located in Eureka, Montana, a city with 4,225 people. This facility was given an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive scores. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. The best part of this nursing home's impressive report card is its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
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Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor
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- Memory Care
Updated Apr 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 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
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Top Nursing Home in Montana Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Montana Awards 2020
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One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned a very impressive grade in inspections. In fact, inspections ended up being its best category. In this area, we gave this nursing home an A. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing grade is largely associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was given an impressive short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our better scores in that area with a score of B+. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to judge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we rated is long-term care. This facility was given an impressive long-term care grade in our assessment, with a grade of B-. While this was not quite as strong as several of its other grades, this remains an acceptable score in that area. Our long-term care grades are more meaningful for folks needing more traditional services related to personal care. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were optimistic to learn that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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, 5.88% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 1.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 2.22% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which suffered from UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 4.76% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 14.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 7.29% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 100% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 24.51% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 20.28% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 20.28% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 0% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Mountain View Manor, 75.62% of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation.