Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu is in Johnson, Kansas. This nursing home proved to be an A rated facility. This nursing home received one of the top scores that we offer. A score in this range requires top-notch scores across the board. Based on our ratings, this facility is really as good as it gets. This also is a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong scores in all four of our categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well in its overall score, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it an A in that area. The nursing rating weighs numerous factors. The most important variable is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0.6 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 the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
We also want to point out the fact that this nursing home was given a first-rate score of A in our long-term care category. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 86.36364 percent of its patients, which is somewhat less than we were hoping for. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, at least this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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This facility also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. It earned one of our best grades in that category with a score of A. Inspection ratings are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our short-term care grade. This wrapped up a very favorable profile. Our short-term care scores are important for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients that eventually returned home 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.
Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who have had falls which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 5.98% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may reveal a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 91.04% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Stanton County Health Care Facility Ltcu, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
- Stanton County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away404 N Chestnut Johnson Kansas 67855Government - Local(620) 492-6250