Good Samaritan Society - Wamego is in Wamego, Kansas. This city has 7,617 people. It looks like this is a very respectable facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a quality rating. This nursing home truly has plenty working in its favor. The best part of this facility's impressive report card is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Good Samaritan Society - Wamego
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Part of the reason this nursing home performed well overall is that it fared well in the category of inspections, with a grade of B+ in that category. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. While this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility also received favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a score of B+. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is more often than not a useful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this area is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. The nursing rating analyzes several factors, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Our last category is long-term care, in which we gave this facility a grade of B- in this category. Long-term care grades are based on the facility's volume of nursing care. This means a vast scope of personal care services, ranging from help with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. After we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were optimistic to learn that this nursing home vaccinates 94.520546 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Wamego Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term care residents who suffer from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This measures the percent of long-term patients who sustained falls which resulted in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for a variety of conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents which are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 5.98% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 91.04% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some experts believe this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Wamego, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
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