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About Good Samaritan Society - Bismarck

General Information

Legal Business NameThe Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJune 9, 2010 (7 years)
Capacity48
Residents47
Percent Occupied98%
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 - Bismarck

Good Samaritan Society - Bismarck
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 3 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Overall Ratings of North Dakota 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

February 19, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionProvide housekeeping and maintenance services.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionProvide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionEnsure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.

December 16, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionWeekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAutomatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly maintained smoke detectors.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProper medical gas storage and administration areas.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionRecord of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionEmergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.

November 6, 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 HarmComplaintProperly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) 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 HarmComplaintAllow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.

March 5, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionAllow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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 services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

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 - Bismarck 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 60min
2hr 15min
ReportedExpected
CNA
40min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 10min
50min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 50min
3hr 40min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 50min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

92.7%
88.6%
88.6%
98.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
95.1%
97.5%
97.4%
95.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
44.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
14.6%
15.0%
18.4%
19.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
22.5%
22.2%
23.7%
16.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
12.5%
-
-
10.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
17.1%
13.2%
10.5%
7.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Lose Too Much Weight
6.7%
-
-
4.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
5.6%
-
-
6.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Have Depressive Symptoms
2.4%
13.2%
13.2%
5.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
With a Urinary Tract Infection
7.3%
5.0%
5.3%
5.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
0.0%
3.3%
3.6%
3.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

75.8%
96.9%
97.6%
80.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
75.8%
75.8%
75.8%
80.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
14.3%
7.7%
22.2%
18.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
0.0%
0.0%
2.6%
2.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
1.6%
5.0%
3.8%
1.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ND
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened