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. If you look below, you can see this nursing home's category grades, which are also quite good.
Good Samaritan Society - Oakes
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this facility has earned excellent government inspections recently. We awarded them an A in this area. Our inspection scores are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. Nursing turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this nursing home an A. There are quite a few subcategories included in this grade. Many of these subcategories are tied to the quantity of 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this facility, we awarded them one of our better scores in our short-term care category as well, with a B. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services In order to have highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our next category, this nursing home was given a very strong long-term care rating. Although this isn't nearly as impressive as some of its other category grades, this remains one of the stronger scores we offer. For patients seeking a permanent place to live rather than skilled nursing, long-term care grades are an important measure. After considering the amount of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 93.25153 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Oakes Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 4.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 3.34% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term patients that had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint could be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 19.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 18.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 5.86% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 96.6% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 15.72% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 1.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
- Chi Oakes HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.69 miles away1200 N 7th St Oakes North Dakota 58474Voluntary non-profit - Private(701) 742-3291