Sunporch of Smith County
920 E Kansas Ave, Smith Center KS 66967 · (785) 282-6722 · 93.63% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Sunporch of Smith County is a nursing home in Smith Center, Kansas, which has 2,096 people. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of A, making it the highest graded facility in Smith Center. We simply can't say enough good things about this place. If you look below, you can see this place's category ratings, which are also quite good.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 22 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
One of the many reasons this place turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical area. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. We weren't able to locate deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its first-rate accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for its long-term care grade. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are well cared for. It goes without saying that we were content with our findings for this area.
Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Our nursing grade analyzes many datapoints, however, the paramount one is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last area, this facility also was awarded an excellent short-term care grade, with a B+. This completed an elite profile. Our short-term care grades are believed to be more important for patients requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not only nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. We weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The final item we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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