The Ambassador Omaha is in Omaha, Nebraska, which is one of the most densely populated cities in the nation. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is among the highest scores we offer. A score in this range requires top-notch scores across the board. Indeed, we ranked this nursing home as the eighth best nursing home in Omaha. As you will see below, this nursing home also performed well in our category ratings. It's hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
The Ambassador Omaha
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Nebraska Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints found on 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 places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also performed well in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A-. Not many nursing homes performed better in this area. In the category of short-term care, we strive to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. When computing our nursing ratings, we factor in both staffing levels and the skill levels of those nurses. This facility provided 0.7 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 when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is long-term care, where this facility received a grade of B. Although this turned out to be its worst category score, this is nevertheless an impressive grade. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. One of the data points we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 64.87455 percent of its patients. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Ambassador Omaha Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Ambassador Omaha, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Ambassador Omaha, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Ambassador Omaha, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term care patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic can also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Ambassador Omaha, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients which were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Ambassador Omaha, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients that are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Ambassador Omaha, 4.32% of Patients
This is the percent of patients demonstrating signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Ambassador Omaha, 93.19% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Ambassador Omaha, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Ambassador Omaha, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In The Ambassador Omaha, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Ambassador Omaha, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Ambassador Omaha, 9.35 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Ambassador Omaha, 77.76% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Omaha, NE
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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