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About Good Samaritan Society - Newell

General Information

Legal Business NameThe Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareFebruary 1, 1995 (22 years)
Capacity45
Residents29
Percent Occupied64%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Good Samaritan Society - Newell

Good Samaritan Society - Newell
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

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Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

March 17, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAutomatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionRecord of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionCorridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionApproved construction type or materials.

November 19, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

December 20, 2013 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionRestrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProper backup exit lighting.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionExits that are accessible at all times.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionWalls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionApproved construction type or materials.

December 19, 2013 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmHealth InspectionPrevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion, unless it is unavoidable due to residentís clinical condition.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Good Samaritan Society - Newell require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 5min
2hr 30min
ReportedExpected
CNA
25min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
50min
60min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 20min
4hr 10min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
97.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
96.8%
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95.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
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39.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
20.0%
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17.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
26.7%
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16.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
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8.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
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6.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Lose Too Much Weight
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3.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
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5.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Have Depressive Symptoms
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6.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With a Urinary Tract Infection
3.2%
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3.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
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4.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
3.2%
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0.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

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86.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
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84.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
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17.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
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1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
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1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened