Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak is in Red Oak, Iowa. This city has a total of 7,035 people. Sporting an overall grade of B-, this looks like a middle of the pack facility. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for quite a few people. The best part of this nursing home's profile is is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section.
Get our free e-book to learn all about your senior care options.
Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
Get pricing and details on Red Oak senior living options.Get Pricing
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For 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
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Bariatric Care
Get our free e-book to learn all about your senior care options.
Registered Staff Hours
We gave this facility one of our better scores in nursing, with an A-. This is a notably better grade than the facility's overall score, which was decent but not in the elite range. Our nursing grade is mostly associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
We also want to emphasize this place's nearly flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of B+ in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively minor. This particular nursing home received 7 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Does this page answer your questions about Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak?
Short-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded its third best category score in the area of short-term care. We gave this nursing home a B- in this area, which is a decent score. In crafting our short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next category, we gave this facility a D in the area of long-term care. This is the nursing home's weakest category rating. Unfortunately, this category hurt the nursing home's overall profile to some degree. Nursing homes that do not fare well in long-term care typically are not as well-staffed and are lagging in some of the areas of routine healthcare services we looked at. Once we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 91.72414 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. This was its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 6.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 3.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who experienced urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 17.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for treating a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 19.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 4.67% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression could imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 93.67% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 17.07% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 16.9% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility. Many argue that mobility is vital to residents' health.
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 1.48 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 16.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak, 77.73% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
- Montgomery County Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.91 miles away2301 Eastern Avenue Red Oak Iowa 51566Government - Local(712) 623-7000
- Shenandoah Dialysis20 miles away300 Pershing Avenue Shenandoah Iowa 51601Dialysis Stations: 12 (712) 246-5220