Linden Court is one of just three available nursing homes located in North Platte, Nebraska. This facility is one of the top nursing homes we assessed. Receiving an A+ in our rating system requires superb marks across the board. In fact, we were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it as the top facility in North Platte. One of the major highlights of this facility's stellar report card is its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
- Nursing Home
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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
4000 West Philip Avenue,
North Platte NE 69101
63.77% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Best Nursing Home in North Platte, Nebraska Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in North Platte, Nebraska Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in North Platte, Nebraska Awards 2021
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an A+ long-term care grade. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in this category it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is too frequently a life threatening ailment for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a high-end short-term care score. This actually ended up being this nursing home's second strongest category score. In that area, this facility received a grade of A. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Moving on to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an impressive grade of A for that category. Inspection ratings are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Moving on to the next area, this facility received a highly favorable nursing rating. We awarded it a grade of A in this category, giving this facility straight A's. Nursing scores are based in large part on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Linden Court Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Linden Court, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Linden Court, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients which have experienced falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Linden Court, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Linden Court, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Linden Court, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Linden Court, 4.32% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Linden Court, 93.19% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Linden Court, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Linden Court, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Linden Court, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Linden Court, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Linden Court, 9.35 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Linden Court, 77.76% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
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