With an address in Brainerd, Minnesota, Good Samaritan Society - Woodland is one of just a couple available nursing homes in this city. With an A overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the United States. This is just about as good of a facility as you'll find. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category scores, which are also strong. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Good Samaritan Society - Woodland
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
100 Buffalo Hills Lane,
Brainerd MN 56401
66.9% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No 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
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Best Nursing Home in Brainerd, Minnesota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Brainerd, Minnesota Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Brainerd, Minnesota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to a phenomenal overall grade, this facility also received A+ nursing grade. When computing our nursing ratings, we factor in both staffing levels and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
In addition, this facility also earned a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This place received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was long-term care. Adding to its first-rate resume, this nursing home also performed well in that area. In fact, we awarded it a of A in that area. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 93.61702 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which happens to be a few points lower than we anticipated but still a decent figure. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our last area, this nursing home received a strong short-term care score. We awarded it a B+ in this area, topping off one of our more impressive profiles. Our short-term care ratings are probably more critical for folks needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not just nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Woodland Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents who developed pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 4.58% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 93.31% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures 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. Some believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Woodland, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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