Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village is one of five nursing homes in Rapid City, South Dakota. After receiving an overall grade of A, this facility is ranked among the most elite nursing homes we assessed. Based on all of the relevant data, you can not go wrong with this facility. As you will see below, this nursing home performed just as well in our category scores. We gave it a straight A report card!
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Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
4825 Jericho Way,
Rapid City SD 57702
94.5% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Top Nursing Home in South Dakota Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a top notch facility overall, it also performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Not many facilities performed better in this area. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. It does not look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received a first-rate short-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be this nursing home's second strongest category grade. In that area, we gave this facility a score of A. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. There are a number of datapoints within this category. Most of the datapoints reflect levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home South Dakota in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of turning residents even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last category, this facility also was awarded an excellent long-term care rating, with a grade of A-. This rounded out a very favorable profile. For long-term care residents, the primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. Once we concluded our assessment of the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 89.69072 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 4.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who experienced falls leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 3.77% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by poor nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 21.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 15.08% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 7.26% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many believe this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 96.44% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 16.45% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 16.22% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 16.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 13.35 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - St Martin Village, 84.99% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Rapid City, SD
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Rapid City, South Dakota has 4 other nursing homes
- Regional Health Rapid City HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.13 miles away353 Fairmont Blvd Post Office Box 6000 Rapid City South Dakota 57701Voluntary non-profit - Private(605) 755-1000
- Regional Dialysis Center5.65 miles away640 Flormann Street Suite 401 Rapid City South Dakota 57701CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (605) 755-6950
- Regional Dialysis Center - Rcrh6.25 miles away353 Fairmont Blvd Rapid City South Dakota 57701Dialysis Stations: 3 (605) 755-2165