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Good Samaritan Society - Oakes

  • Nursing Home
  • Home Health Agency
  • Assisted Living

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Good Samaritan Society - Oakes's website

213 N 9th St,
Oakes ND 58474

(701) 742-3274

92.88% estimated occupancy 1

Good Samaritan Society - Oakes is a facility in Oakes, North Dakota, a city with a population of 2,681 people. We gave this nursing home an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is really as good as it gets. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Meal Delivery
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Awards

Top Nursing Home in North Dakota badge

Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

On top of earning a great overall score, this nursing home excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category. Our nursing score includes several components, however, the main consideration is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility 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 nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition, this nursing home also earned a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with a score of A. Our inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility also received a strong short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this area. Our short-term care ratings are critical for prospective residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, 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 residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The last category we assessed is long-term care. This nursing home was awarded a better than average long-term care rating in our assessment, with a grade of B-. Although this is not quite as impressive as many of its other category grades, this remains an acceptable rating for this area. With our long-term care grade, we look at the amount of care provided by a nursing home, as well as some quality data points. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 94.25288 percent of its patients. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization 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.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Good Samaritan Society - Oakes Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 4.48% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care patients which had a fall which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 19.9% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 18.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 5.76% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 96.66% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 15.94% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of decline of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 17.76% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that mobility is vital to residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 1.14 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 17.76 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.