Lakepoint El Dorado is a small nursing home located in El Dorado, Kansas. With an overall grade of C, this is likely a solid facility. As far as we can see, this nursing home is a good fit for most people. The best part of this place's report card was is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Lakepoint El Dorado
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
1313 S High Street,
El Dorado KS 67042
68.5% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
We want to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best grades in this area with an A-. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. This proved to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility an B-. Our nursing grade assesses several factors, but the most important one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. Based on the CMS data, this nursing home offers 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, this place was relatively weak in two of the major datapoints we look at, with below average scores for minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's next most favorable category is short-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home a C. Short-term care grades are critical for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires more skilled nursing. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. When we assessed this facility's nursing hours, we found it offered more care from registered nurses than most nursing homes. The final metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 40.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next area, we awarded this facility a D for our long-term care category. This was the nursing home's worst category rating. In a long-term care setting, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility vaccinated 99.425285 percent of its residents, which is an above average percentage. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 1.45 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in the category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lakepoint El Dorado Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 7.19% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 5.13% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care patients that have sustained falls which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 16.86% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 21.94% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 5.8% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 92.32% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 17% 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. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 21.37% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 21.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 10.77 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lakepoint El Dorado, 74.66% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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