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Philip Nursing Home

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Philip Nursing Home's website

503 West Pine Post Office Box 790,
Philip SD 57567

(605) 859-2583

97.33% estimated occupancy 1

Philip Nursing Home is a nursing home located in Philip, South Dakota. This city has a total of 1,406 people. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the United States. We simply can't say enough great things about this facility. This nursing home also received phenomenal grades in all four of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Dentistry
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy

Awards

Top Nursing Home in South Dakota badge

Top Nursing Home in South Dakota Awards 2019

Top Nursing Home in South Dakota badge

Top Nursing Home in South Dakota Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection scores are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Contributing to its high-end profile, this facility also excelled in our short-term care area. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- for the area. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Additionally, this facility also was given favorable long-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we gave it one of our better scores in that area, with a score of B+. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 99.07407 percent of its residents, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Switching gears to our last area, this facility also performed admirably in our nursing category. We awarded it a grade of B+ in that category. This finalized a very impressive report card. Nursing scores are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state 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 employing a policy of turning a resident more frequently.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Philip Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Philip Nursing Home, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Philip Nursing Home, 5.62% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients which experienced falls which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Philip Nursing Home, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs

This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who experienced urinary tract infections. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Philip Nursing Home, 19.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for several conditions, including dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Philip Nursing Home, 15.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: F

In Philip Nursing Home, 4.79% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression may reveal worse patient care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Philip Nursing Home, 95.19% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Philip Nursing Home, 16.7% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Philip Nursing Home, 19.23% Percentage of Residents

Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Philip Nursing Home, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Philip Nursing Home, 19.23 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.