Morys Haven is one of just two available facilities located in Columbus, Nebraska. This is a fine nursing home. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable grade. You can certainly do much worse than this facility. This nursing home was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Aug 1, 2020 by Nick Lata
1112 15th Street,
Columbus NE 68601
21.45% estimated occupancy 1
Note: Data for Morys Haven has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
Please note our records indicate that Morys Haven has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
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In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively minor. While this facility had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
An additional quality feature for this nursing home is that it was given a very positive long-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being its second best category grade. In this category, we gave this facility a grade of B+. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. Once we concluded our assessment of the amount of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is too frequently a dangerous health condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility doesn't take any chances. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. The nursing rating is based on a host of factors. The most important factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we graded is short-term care. We awarded this facility a decent grade in this area, with a grade of B-. While this is not as strong as many of this nursing home's other grades, it is still not the end of the world. Our short-term care grades are probably more meaningful for people requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually utilizes more skilled nursing services. This means not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The last item we considered in this area is the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Morys Haven Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Morys Haven, 6.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Morys Haven, 4.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Morys Haven, 3.53% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Morys Haven, 19.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Morys Haven, 20.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Morys Haven, 3.91% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Morys Haven, 92.75% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Morys Haven, 15.57% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Morys Haven, 16.66% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility. Many believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Morys Haven, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Morys Haven, 16.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Morys Haven, 10.43 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Morys Haven, 76.12% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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