Good Samaritan Society - Osceola is a facility located in Osceola, Nebraska, a city with a total of 1,470 people. This nursing home is an A rated facility, which is one of the best ratings that we offer. We were so impressed with this facility that we rated it as one of the top 25 nursing homes in Nebraska. As you can see below, this nursing home performed just as well in our category grades. We gave it a straight A report card!
Good Samaritan Society - Osceola
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing score features numerous subcategories. The most important factor is the number of hours nurses spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a very strong long-term care grade. In fact, this turned out to be this nursing home's second most impressive category grade. In that area, we gave this facility a score of A. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 88.1356 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is a bit less than we were hoping for but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility has earned near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies an imminent threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the fourth category, this nursing home also performed admirably in the short-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- in this category. This rounded out a straight A report card. Short-term care scores are vital for individuals in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Osceola Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents that suffer from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used to treat a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 4.32% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 93.19% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for patients well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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