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Good Samaritan Society - Howard
300 W. Hazel Ave., Howard, SD 57349
Based on 3 reviews
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Services and Housing OptionsIndependent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Adult Day Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation
For Pricing & Availability(980) 890-6880
To Reach a Resident(605) 772-4481
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Good Samaritan Society - Howard DescriptionThe Good Samaritan Society is devoted to delivering unparalleled excellence in service, tenderhearted care and a plethora of amenities so our residents can relish an easygoing, gratifying lifestyle that's tailored specifically for them. Miner county and its neighboring communities: proudly supported by us! Our passionate, knowledgeable team is devoted to enriching your life and providing you with joyous experiences that nurture all aspects of who you are - physical, mental and spiritual.
Parent OrganizationGood Samaritan Society - Howard is a member of a larger group of communities called Good Samaritan Society
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ServicesGood Samaritan Society - Howard offers a wide variety of services for seniors. Adult Day Services, Senior Living, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Rehabilitation Therapy and Long-term Care are all available. Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy are also offered. The experienced staff at Good Samaritan Society - Howard is committed to providing the best care for their clients.
assistance with personal care
home health care
physical, occupational and speech therapy
licensed nursing staff
24-hour skilled nursing care
three meals daily
adult day services
assistance arranging appointments
laundry and housekeeping
emergency response systems
personal emergency response system
Employee Reviews for Good Samaritan Society
3.16 out of 5 stars. Based on 974 reviewsThe Good Samaritan Society has generally positive reviews from employees. They appreciate the flexible schedule, willing to listen to employees, good benefits, and supportive system from the National Campus. Employees also enjoy the mission and culture of compassion. However, there are some cons such as pay being negligible compared to other companies, no official PTO, short staffing, long hours, poor management, and lack of corporate support. Employees suggest that the company should update their EMR, provide more team management, higher pay for nurses and CNAs, and provide more training and corporate support.
Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesThis nursing community has been given an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 4 stars on its health inspection, 5 stars on its quality measures rating, and 4 stars on its staffing rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 03/01/94 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a medium-sized nursing community with 47 nursing beds. Currently, there are 36 residents within the nursing community. Be advised these resident occupancy numbers are not always up to date and are collected from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services website periodically.
Alerts from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesThis facility has not been given a health inspection within the last 2 years.
Overall RatingsThe Good Samaritan Society Howard has a 5-star overall rating, the highest possible. The nursing home is in the top 10% of facilities in terms of overall rating. The overall rating is slightly higher than the state average. This nursing home has a 4-star health inspection rating, the second highest possible. The nursing home is in the top 30% of facilities in terms of health inspection rating. The health inspection rating is slightly higher than the state average. This nursing home has a 5-star quality rating, the highest possible Quality Rating for Nursing Homes from Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Staff RatingsThe Good Samaritan Society Howard nursing home has a 4-star staff rating, the second highest possible. The nursing home is in the top 40% of facilities in terms of nursing aid staffing hours per resident per day. Nursing aid staffing hours per resident per day is slightly higher than the state average at this nursing home. The nursing home is in the bottom 10% of facilities in terms of LPN staffing hours per resident per day. LPN staffing hours per resident per day is slightly lower than the state average. The nursing home RN staffing hours per resident per day falls into the top half of facilities, though is still slightly lower than the state average. This nursing home falls to the bottom 30% of facilities in terms of physical therapist staffing hours per resident per day. Physical therapist staffing hour availability is also slightly lower than average when compared to other nursing homes in the state.
Covid DataThe Good Samaritan Society Howard is a nursing home that is in the top 20% of facilities in terms of resident vaccination rate. The resident vaccination rate at this nursing home is slightly higher than the state average. The nursing home has a 97.2% resident vaccination rate, which is greater than the state's 93.7% average. The staff vaccination rate at this facility is also way higher than the state average, with a 96.6% staff vaccination rate compared to the state's 81.0%. Additionally, the covid booster rate at this nursing home is in the top 10% of all facilities and it too surpasses the state average; 100.0% of residents have received their boosters compared to 91.4%.
Quality MeasuresThe Good Samaritan Society Howard is a nursing home that has a 5-star quality rating, the highest possible. The nursing home is in the top 10% of facilities in terms of residents with ulcers. The nursing home is also in the top 10% of facilities in terms of residents that have one or more falls with a major injury.
Emergency and Hospitalization Quality MeasuresThe Good Samaritan Society Howard is a nursing home that is in the top 10% of facilities in terms of hospitalizations per 1000 days. The nursing home's hospitalizations per 1000 days is lower than the state average. Additionally, the Good Samaritan Society Howard is in the top 40% of facilities in terms of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 days. The nursing home's outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 days is slightly lower than the state average.
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LicensingThis community is licensed by the state of SD. It is a small-sized community with 9 total beds.
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Health and Fire Safety Deficiencies
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid report report health and fire safety deficiencies. Some of these deficiencies are more severe than others. The following table shows different levels of severity.
|Severity of Deficiency||Isolated||Pattern||Widespread|
|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|
Fire Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2020-03-12||2020-05-01||E||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Establish an Emergency Preparedness Program (EP).|
|2020-03-10||2020-03-17||D||Egress Deficiencies||Install proper backup exit lighting.|
|2020-03-10||2020-03-19||D||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.|
|2019-02-06||2019-03-28||C||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Implement emergency and standby power systems.|
|2019-02-05||nan||C||Egress Deficiencies||Install resident room doors of proper design and width.|
|2019-02-05||nan||C||Egress Deficiencies||Have correct number of accessible exits for each story.|
|2019-02-05||nan||C||Smoke Deficiencies||Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.|
|2019-02-05||nan||C||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.|
|2017-11-08||2017-11-09||C||Egress Deficiencies||Install resident room doors of proper design and width.|
|2017-11-08||2017-11-09||C||Egress Deficiencies||Have correct number of accessible exits for each story.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-15||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Have an enclosure around a vertical opening shaft.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-11||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.|
Health Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2019-02-06||E||E||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.|
|2019-02-06||E||E||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.|
|2019-02-06||E||E||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.|
|2019-02-06||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.|
|2019-02-06||E||E||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2017-11-08||D||D||Environmental Deficiencies||Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.|
|2017-11-08||F||F||Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies||Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.|
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