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 impressed enough to rate this facility as one of the top 50 nursing homes in Nebraska. As you can see below, this nursing home also performed just fine in our category grades. It is hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
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Good Samaritan Society - Osceola
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- 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 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
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Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its first-rate overall score, we awarded this nursing home an A for its nursing grade. Our nursing score consists of many components, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Nebraska in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning patients more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
We also would like to note the fact that this nursing home was given a strong grade of A in our long-term care category. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 95.08197 percent of its residents, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Tallying yet another strong category grade, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Few facilities performed better in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively minor. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the last category, this nursing home was awarded a high-end short-term care score. Although this was not quite as impressive as several of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of our more favorable scores a facility can receive. In the category of short-term care, we strive to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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, 1.18% 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, 1.64% 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, 8.4% 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, 33.61% 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, 7.14% 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, 2.61% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Osceola, 97.54% 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, 8.93% 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, 13.99% 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, 13.99% 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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