Greeley County Hospital Ltcu is the sole option we were able to find in Tribune, Kansas. This nursing home is an A rated facility. This nursing home received one of the best grades we offer. A score in this range requires superb scores across the board. In addition, this facility is also based in a hospital, which often means the facility offers more extensive healthcare services. Headlining this nursing home's remarkable profile is its nursing rating, which is addressed in the next section.
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Greeley County Hospital Ltcu
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. The nursing rating analyzes quite a few subcategories, however, the primary consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility 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 nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a patient more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility received elite marks in the area of long-term care. Consequently, it was given one of our highest scores in that area with a grade of A+. For prospective patients looking for a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 88.888885 percent of its residents. This is somewhat lower than we anticipated but still a respectable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Another quality feature of this nursing home is its inspection grade. In that category, we gave this facility an A-. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection scores. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some can be relatively insignificant. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this nursing home was given a high-end short-term care grade. We awarded it an A- in that category, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. Short-term care scores are based on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Greeley County Hospital Ltcu Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 3.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 2.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 4.94% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which have suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 17.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 13.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 3.13% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 89.9% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 21.25% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 18.51% of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels.
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to preserving the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Greeley County Hospital Ltcu, 18.51% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
- Greeley County Health ServicesCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away506 3rd Street Tribune Kansas 67879Government - Local(620) 376-4221