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.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 22 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Facility Inspections

A+
Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

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

A-
Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A-
Historical

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.

Nurse Quality

B+
Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

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

B+
Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

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.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
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Nearby Hospitals

Smith County Memorial Hospital 0.51 mi
921 E. Highway 36 Smith Center Kansas 66967
(785) 282-6845
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Local