Kansas Veterans Home is a nursing home in Winfield, Kansas. This city has a total of 15,269 people. This nursing home received a superb overall score of A, making it ranked among the highest rated nursing homes in the city. This truly is impressive since the city features some very solid facilities. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong here. If you scroll down, you can see this place's category scores, which look to be equally impressive as its overall score.
Kansas Veterans Home
- Nursing Home
- For people with disabilities
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - State
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We also would like to emphasize that this facility has earned nearly flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this area. Inspection grades are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not deem any of these deficiencies to create an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing grade is primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.6 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 country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving a resident at least once a day.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our next area, we awarded this facility a grade of A for our long-term care rating. This is a superb grade. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 98.48485 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a dangerous health condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility doesn't take any chances. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category, we awarded this facility a grade of A for our short-term care score. This completed an elite profile. Our short-term care scores are presumably most critical for individuals requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually requires more highly-skilled nursing. This means not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. 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.
Kansas Veterans Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Kansas Veterans Home, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Kansas Veterans Home, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Kansas Veterans Home, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents who had UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Kansas Veterans Home, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Kansas Veterans Home, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Kansas Veterans Home, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Kansas Veterans Home, 91.04% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Kansas Veterans Home, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Kansas Veterans Home, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Kansas Veterans Home, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Kansas Veterans Home, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Winfield, KS
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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