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About Good Shepherd Lutheran Home

General Information

Legal Business NameGood Shepherd Lutheran Home Of Sauk Rapids Minnesota
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Church Related
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJuly 1, 1984 (32 years)
Capacity162
Residents158
Percent Occupied98%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsBoth
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Good Shepherd Lutheran Home

Good Shepherd Lutheran Home
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 5 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
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Overall Ratings of Minnesota Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

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

April 9, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential 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 InspectionAt least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
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 InspectionAllow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.

April 7, 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.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionA two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.

July 17, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAt least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
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 InspectionReasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

July 16, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionSpecial areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.

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 Shepherd Lutheran Home 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 15min
2hr 35min
ReportedExpected
CNA
55min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
45min
55min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 60min
4hr
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

99.3%
99.3%
99.3%
97.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
98.6%
99.3%
99.3%
94.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
41.8%
45.8%
40.0%
48.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
12.6%
10.5%
10.5%
13.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
6.1%
7.0%
11.4%
14.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
11.5%
14.8%
14.5%
11.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
9.2%
9.8%
5.9%
7.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Lose Too Much Weight
1.7%
1.9%
2.9%
4.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
15.8%
16.9%
13.2%
5.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Have Depressive Symptoms
9.2%
4.4%
2.2%
4.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
With a Urinary Tract Infection
2.1%
1.4%
2.9%
4.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
4.8%
3.7%
3.2%
3.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

96.0%
99.0%
95.5%
83.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
99.0%
99.0%
99.0%
82.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
17.9%
16.5%
19.3%
22.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
2.7%
0.0%
0.0%
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015MN
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened