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About Good Samaritan Society - Howard Lake

General Information

Legal Business NameThe Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareApril 1, 1985 (32 years)
Capacity35
Residents27
Percent Occupied77%
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 - Howard Lake

Good Samaritan Society - Howard Lake
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 4 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Overall Ratings of Minnesota Nursing Homes

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

November 5, 2015 - 13 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide or obtain dental services for each resident.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionTry to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

November 3, 2015 - 13 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAutomatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionWeekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.

October 23, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionListen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAllow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
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.

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 - Howard Lake 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 10min
2hr 25min
ReportedExpected
CNA
40min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 15min
60min
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RN
4hr
4hr
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 20min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

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97.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
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94.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
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48.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
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13.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
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14.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
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11.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
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7.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Lose Too Much Weight
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4.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
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5.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Have Depressive Symptoms
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4.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With a Urinary Tract Infection
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4.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
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3.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
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0.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

93.1%
93.1%
92.9%
83.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
93.1%
93.1%
93.1%
82.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
27.3%
26.1%
17.4%
22.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.0%
4.0%
3.7%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened