Hutchinson Operator is a small nursing home in Hutchinson, Kansas. This is a decent facility, with an overall grade of B-. Based on our analysis, this place likely wouldn't be a bad choice. The best part of this nursing home's report card was its remarkable inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its decent overall score, we gave this nursing home an A for its inspection grade. This score is far better than the facility's overall grade. Our inspection ratings are based on several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, we awarded this nursing home a B in our long-term care category. This is one of our higher grades. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. After we finished assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 79.194626 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the category of nursing care, with a grade of B-. When determining our nursing ratings, we factor in both staffing levels and the training levels of those nurses. This place provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is a low total compared with most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at several nursing quality measures. Although this nursing home got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in a few of these quality-based metrics. With less than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it did well in this metric. This is typically a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a system of turning a resident at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final category, this facility was given a grade of C for short-term care, which is a decent score. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. We weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final metric we looked at in this category is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. This figure was below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hutchinson Operator Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hutchinson Operator, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term residents that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hutchinson Operator, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often caused by poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hutchinson Operator, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hutchinson Operator, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hutchinson Operator, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hutchinson Operator, 5.98% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hutchinson Operator, 91.04% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hutchinson Operator, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hutchinson Operator, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Hutchinson Operator, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hutchinson Operator, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hutchinson Operator, 10.57 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hutchinson Operator, 74.57% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Hutchinson, KS
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Hutchinson, Kansas has 3 other nursing homes
- Hutchinson Regional Medical Center IncAcute Care Hospitals 1.14 miles away1701 E 23rd Avenue Hutchinson Kansas 67502Proprietary(620) 665-2001
- Dialysis Center of Hutchinson0.99 miles away1901 N Waldron Hutchinson Kansas 67502CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (620) 728-0440