Good Samaritan Society - Parsons is a nursing home located in Parsons, Kansas. This city has a population of 13,006 people. With an overall grade of A-, this is without a doubt a very impressive nursing home. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile is its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section
Good Samaritan Society - Parsons
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
709 Leawood Avenue,
Parsons KS 67357
82.03% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Parsons, Kansas Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in long-term care, where it received an A+. Few facilities fared better in this category. Facilities that excel in this category typically provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 99.44444 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing category includes many components, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 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 typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is short-term care. This facility was awarded a favorable short-term care grade, with a grade of B+ in this category. In determining our short-term care scores, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to 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 percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return 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.
In addition, this facility also earned top notch government inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with a B+. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Parsons Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who have had a urinary tract infection. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 91.04% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that maintained mobility.
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 74.57% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
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