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Homestead Health Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Home Health Agency

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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Homestead Health Center's website

2133 S Elizabeth Street,
Wichita KS 67213

(316) 262-4473

79.67% estimated occupancy 1

Homestead Health Center is in Wichita, Kansas. The city has many available nursing homes. Sporting an overall score of B+, this looks like a very good nursing home. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. This place also received very consistent ratings in all of the major categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home fared well in long-term care. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition, this facility earned top notch health inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with an A. Inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspections. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Our nursing score looks at the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of turning patients more frequently.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The last category we scored was short-term care, where this nursing home was given a grade of B. This nursing home proved to be very solid across the board. Our short-term care scores are believed to be most meaningful for those needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of skilled nursing services. This includes not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. It doesn't look like this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. The last item we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients 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.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Homestead Health Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Homestead Health Center, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Homestead Health Center, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a fall which caused severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Homestead Health Center, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Homestead Health Center, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for treating several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Homestead Health Center, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This measures the percent of long-term patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Homestead Health Center, 5.98% of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term residents showing depressive symptoms. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Homestead Health Center, 91.04% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Homestead Health Center, 16.84% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Homestead Health Center, 19.61% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Homestead Health Center, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Homestead Health Center, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Homestead Health Center, 10.57 Percentage of Patients

Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Homestead Health Center, 74.57% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Scores for Wichita, KS

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Wichita, Kansas has 22 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Ascension via Christi Hospitals Wichita, Inc.Acute Care Hospitals 3.4 miles away929 North St Francis Street Wichita Kansas 67214Voluntary non-profit - Church(316) 268-5000
  • Wesley Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 4.21 miles away550 N Hillside Street Wichita Kansas 67214Proprietary(316) 962-2000
  • Ascension via Christi Hospital St. Teresa, Inc.Acute Care Hospitals 9.81 miles away14800 West St Teresa Wichita Kansas 67235Voluntary non-profit - Church(316) 796-7800
  • Kansas Medical Center LLCAcute Care Hospitals 12.46 miles away1124 West 21st Street Andover Kansas 67002Proprietary(316) 300-4000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita Air Capital Dialysis0.51 miles away1812 S Seneca St Suite 110 Wichita Kansas 67213Dialysis Stations: 17 (316) 263-1248
  • Wichita Dialysis Center3.25 miles away909 N. Topeka Wichita Kansas 67214CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 23 (316) 263-9090
  • Fmc - Wichita3.41 miles away1007 N. Emporia Wichita Kansas 67214CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (316) 264-3115
  • East Wichita Dialysis Center4.04 miles away320 N. Hillside Wichita Kansas 67214CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (316) 684-3200
  • Pediatrics Dialysis Service at Wesley4.25 miles away550 N Hillside Wichita Kansas 67214Dialysis Stations: 4 (316) 962-2000
  • Renal Care Group - Wichita West5.12 miles away750 N Socora Ste 500 Wichita Kansas 67212Dialysis Stations: 12 (316) 729-5321
  • Derby Dialysis Center7.66 miles away250 W Red Powell Dr. Derby Kansas 67037CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (316) 788-2899
  • Renal Care Group- Wichita East8.37 miles away9341 E 21st N Wichita Kansas 67206CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (316) 634-6760