Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living is a small hospital-based facility located in Wakeeney, Kansas. We awarded this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the United States. At the end of the day, this nursing home should be a wonderful choice for most people. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category ratings, which are also strong. It would be hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also performed well in the area of long-term care, where it earned a grade of A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing score is primarily associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place 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.
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Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some are quite insignificant. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we rated, this facility was given a very favorable grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility topped off a very favorable report card. Short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 7.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 5.12% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 16.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 5.92% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 91.42% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 16.92% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 21.25% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Many believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients well-being.
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Trego Co-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care & Assisted Living, 21.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
- Trego County Lemke Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away320 Thirteenth St Wakeeney Kansas 67672Government - Local(785) 743-2182