Located in Junction City, Kansas, Valley View Senior Life is the lone option we found in the city. This facility received an overall grade of B, which is a very respectable rating. Based on our assessment, this nursing home has quite a bit going for it. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which we will address in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 100 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Partnership

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: A-May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In addition to being a quality facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in our inspections category, where it received an A. Few facilities performed better in that category. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor dings aren't the end of the world.

Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: BMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. There are numerous datapoints within this area. Most of the datapoints reflect levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 4 hours of nursing care per patient each day, which was above the national average. Lastly, we also looked at nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these metrics as predictive measures of the quality of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: B-Apr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
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This facility's next highest category is its short-term care grade, where it received a grade of B-. In calculating these short-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This place performed decently in this area, with 46.2 percent of its residents returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: FApr 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The next area we scored was long-term care. This facility was given a grade of B- for the category. For residents seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to favorable nursing hour statistics, this facility's vaccination records are above average as well. In fact, this facility vaccinated 96.90721 percent of its patients for pneumonia. This combination proved to be successful as this place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 1.45 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
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
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Valley View Senior Life Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Provider
C
9.15%
State
B+
6.22%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
D
7.22%
State
B-
4.8%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.

Provider
B-
2.47%
State
B-
3.78%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.

Provider
D
27.64%
State
B
15.84%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
B+
16.91%
State
B
21.37%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.

Provider
B
2.17%
State
B-
5.44%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.

Provider
B
97.79%
State
B
91.06%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.

Provider
C
18.12%
State
B
15.8%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A+
26.79%
State
B
18.04%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
B
1.45
State
B-
1.94
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
F
26.79
State
B
18.04
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess short-term care.

Provider
F
18.73
State
B
10.73
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.

Provider
A+
91.46%
State
B+
72.2%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Geary Community Hospital 0.3 mi
1102 St Mary's Road Junction City Kansas 66441
(785) 238-4131
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
Irwin Ach (Ft Riley) 6.05 mi
600 Caisson Hill Road Fort Riley Kansas 66442
(785) 239-7000
Acute Care - Department of Defense
Department of Defense
Ascension via Christi Hospital Manhattan, Inc 18.93 mi
1823 College Ave Manhattan Kansas 66502
(785) 776-2831
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
Memorial Hospital 19.92 mi
511 Ne 10th St Abilene Kansas 67410
(785) 263-6610
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc - Junction City 0.31 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
702 Caroline Avenue Junction City Kansas 66441
(785) 238-3213
Flint Hills Dialysis LLC 18.28 mi
Dialysis Stations: 19
1133 College Ave b266 Manhattan Kansas 66502
(785) 565-9500