Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village is a small non-profit facility in Silverton, Idaho. Featuring an overall rating of C, this is likely a solid nursing home. Based on our assessment, there are definitely much worse nursing homes out there. This facility didn't fare well in every category we looked at, but it did not receive any rock-bottom grades either. More information about these categories is available below.
Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
The main thing propping up this nursing home's profile is its elite nursing rating. In fact, we awarded this facility an A- in that category. When calculating our nursing scores, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.3 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.
Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a favorable grade in short-term care. This nursing home earned a grade of B in this area, which is one of our better scores. In computing these short-term care ratings, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 5.5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Next we looked at this facility's inspection grade This score is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. We awarded it a C in this category. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were in any of the categories labeled J through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to put resident safety or health in immediate harm or jeopardy. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we scored is long-term care, was this nursing home's weakest category. We awarded this facility a grade of D in that category. Nursing homes that don't fare well in this category typically are not as well-staffed and are lagging in a few of the areas of routine healthcare services we assessed. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. We were disappointed to learn that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 89.62963 percent of its patients against pneumonia. To our surprise, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 5.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who have had falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 2.27% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents who suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric may also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 18.17% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 16.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 7.56% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 89.26% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 13.51% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 19.45% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility.
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 0.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 19.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Silver Wood Village, 75.39% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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