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 B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Good Samaritan Society - Oakes
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For 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
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Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2021
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In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Inspection ratings are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically 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. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
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. Our nursing grade is mostly tied to a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a grade of A- for our short-term care score. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services In order to offer good rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents that 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
The next area we graded is long-term care. We gave this nursing home a solid score in this category, with a grade of C. Although this is not on par with many of this nursing home's other grades, it is nevertheless not a terrible score. In computing our long-term care scores, we size up the personal care received by a facility's residents. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 99.46524 percent of its residents, which is more than the majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand 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 - Oakes Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 8.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care patients that suffer from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients that experienced a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 4.71% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 23.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 25.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 3.93% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 99.73% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 18.13% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Many in the industry believe this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 8.13% of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 0.56 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Oakes, 8.13% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
- Chi Oakes HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.69 miles away1200 N 7th St Oakes North Dakota 58474Voluntary non-profit - Private(701) 742-3291