Located in Torrington, Wyoming, Goshen Healthcare Community is the sole nursing home we were able to find there. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B, which is favorable grade. Based on our assessment, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. We were also pleased to find that this facility didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Goshen Healthcare Community
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2009 Laramie Street,
Torrington WY 82240
62.91% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this facility also earned top notch inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our best scores in that category, with an A-. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its profile, this nursing home also received a grade of B for its long-term care rating. This is a well above average grade in this category. Facilities that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.58159 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. The nursing grade assesses many components, most of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home 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
The next area we scored was short-term care. This nursing home was awarded a B- for the area. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Goshen Healthcare Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 5.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 4.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percent of long-term care patients who experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 3.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 19.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 14.88% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 5.95% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 96.71% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 14.9% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 17.03% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients mental and physical health.
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 1.06 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 17.03 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 13.34 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Goshen Healthcare Community, 77.84% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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