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Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop's website

506 High Street,
Winthrop MN 55396

66.25% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop is a small non-profit nursing home located in Winthrop, Minnesota. With an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective patients. Based on our assessment, this facility is a good fit for quite a few people. This facility was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Physical Therapy

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This place was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident health or safety. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

We also gave this facility a grade of A- for our short-term care grade. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also received an excellent nursing grade. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. The nursing score consists of quite a few components, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 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 place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning residents more frequently.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

The final category we graded was long-term care. This nursing home received a better than average long-term care score this year, with a grade of C. Although this isn't nearly as good as many of its other scores, this is still an acceptable grade for this category. In the category of long-term care, we assess the amount of services provided by a facility, rather than more medically-intensive services. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility gave the vaccine to 98.55072 percent of its patients, which is a very solid percentage. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 14.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure tells you the percent of long-term care residents that are suffering from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 4.35% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often caused by poor nursing care. More supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 2.94% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 8.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 10.91% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 0% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 92.52% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 9.62% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 22.09% of Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is important for patients mental and physical well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 22.09% of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: D

In Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop, 62.89% of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Ridgeview Sibley Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 14.93 miles away601 West Chandler Arlington Minnesota 55307Voluntary non-profit - Private(507) 964-8415
  • New Ulm Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 16.38 miles away1324 Fifth North Street New Ulm Minnesota 56073Voluntary non-profit - Private(507) 217-5000
  • Glencoe Regional Health ServicesCritical Access Hospitals 19.78 miles away1805 Hennepin Avenue North Glencoe Minnesota 55336Voluntary non-profit - Other(320) 864-3121

Nearby Dialysis

  • Atlantic Dialysis LLC15.82 miles away701 N Broadway St New Ulm Minnesota 56073Dialysis Stations: 12 (507) 354-1216
  • Davita - Glencoe Dialysis19.36 miles away1123 Hennepin Ave N Glencoe Minnesota 55336Dialysis Stations: 8 (320) 864-1901