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 B+, this looks like a high quality nursing home. Based on our assessment, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
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Good Samaritan Society - Parsons
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
- 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
- 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
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Best Nursing Home in Parsons, Kansas Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong nursing home overall, this nursing home really excelled in our inspections category, where it received an A-. Not many facilities fared better in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a score of A- for our short-term care grade. In computing our short-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This area is frequently a fair measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility really excelled in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A-. Only a select group of nursing homes performed more favorably in this area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the criteria we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.21429 percent of its patients. This is a proven method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
The last area we graded is nursing, in which this nursing home was awarded a B. This facility did not end up having any weak spots. When determining our nursing grades, we analyze both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 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 when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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, 6.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay residents that are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 18.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 5.66% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 91.03% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Parsons, 75.24% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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