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Good Samaritan Society - Waukon

21 E. Main St., Waukon, IA 52172

Based on 5 reviews


Services and Housing Options

Independent Living, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation

Estimated Pricing

Studio
Estimated $2,879
For Pricing & Availability
(980) 890-6880
To Reach a Resident
(563) 568-3447

Good Samaritan Society - Waukon Description

The Good Samaritan Society pledges to deliver an extraordinary level of quality service, tenderhearted care and a variety of luxuries that guarantee our residents live a stress-free life enriched by services designed specifically for them. Nestled near Veterans Memorial Hospital, physician's clinics, a dental office and an eye clinic is Good Samaritan Society – Waukon - one of Iowa’s premier nursing homes that has earned its place as a high performer on the national stage. Our passionate, dedicated team is devoted to improving your life, bringing you joy and creating possibilities that nurture all aspects of who you are - physical, mental and spiritual.

Price Comparison

  • Estimated Facility Price: $2,879
  • Average City Price: $3,209
  • Average State Price: $3,209
  • Average National Price: $3,394
  • Ranking

  • Ranking in City: 1 out of 1 communities in Waukon
  • Ranking in State: 163 out of 417 communities in IA
  • Parent Organization

    Good Samaritan Society - Waukon is a member of a larger group of communities called Good Samaritan Society.

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    Amenities
    Good Samaritan Society - Waukon provides a range of amenities to its residents, including a Dining Room with meals and snacks, Salons for hair and nail care, as well as an Exercise Room with exercise equipment. These amenities are provided to ensure that residents have access to everything they need for comfortable living.

    Services
    Good Samaritan Society - Waukon provides a variety of services to meet the needs of their clients. These include independent living, rehabilitation therapy (both inpatient and outpatient), long-term care (including skilled nursing care) and other supportive services. They strive to help their clients recover from injury or illness and regain independence in a safe environment.

    Health

    care planning

    therapeutic activities

    counseling

    pain management

    therapeutic diets

    physical, occupational and speech therapy

    orthopedic rehabilitation

    medicare-certified

    bathing

    certified nurse practitioners

    post-acute care

    social services

    occupational therapy

    physical, occupational and speech therapies

    rehabilitation services

    home health care

    a registered dietitian

    24/7 skilled nursing care

    pharmacy services

    long-term skilled nursing care

    24-hour skilled nursing care

    short-term rehabilitation

    medical director

    hospice care

    long-term care

    wound care

    iv therapy

    occupational, physical and speech therapies

    transitional care

    cardiac recovery

    licensed nursing staff

    stroke recovery

    caregiver

    Activities

    outings

    birthday parties

    therapeutic recreation

    Dining

    guest meals

    in-room dining

    Services

    mailing services

    weekly housekeeping

    snow removal

    optional services

    certified resident assessment coordinators

    scheduled local transportation

    dishwasher and garbage disposal

    additional housekeeping

    additional laundry

    daily housekeeping and laundry services

    scheduled transportation

    24-hour emergency response

    Amenities

    emergency response systems

    cable tv

    gathering areas

    living room with fireplace

    microwave

    free wi-fi

    smoke-free

    covered patio

    basic cable

    piano

    dining room

    personal emergency response system

    off-street parking

    stackable washer/dryer

    individually controlled heating and air conditioning

    spa

    refrigerator

    gazebo

    wi-fi internet

    kitchenette

    medicaid-certified

    security system

    basic utilities

    rehabilitation center

    Religious

    chapel services

    bible studies

    visiting chaplain

    worship services

    non-denominational devotions

    Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

    This nursing community has been given an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 4 stars on its health inspection, 4 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 12/01/94 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a large-sized nursing community with 76 nursing beds. Currently, there are 45 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.

    Overall Ratings

    The Good Samaritan Society - Waukon is a nursing home with a 4-star overall rating, the second highest possible. The nursing home is in the top 30% of facilities in terms of overall rating and 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 and slightly higher than the state average. This nursing home has a 4-star quality rating, again the second highest possible. The nursing home is in the top half of facilities in terms of quality rating and slightly higher than average when compared to other states.


    Staff Ratings

    The Good Samaritan Society - Waukon has a 4-star staff rating the second highest possible. However, the nursing home is in the bottom 30% of facilities in terms of nursing aid staffing hours per resident per day. The nursing aid staffing hours per resident per day is lower than the state average. The nursing home is also in the bottom 10% of facilities in terms of LPN staffing hours per resident per day. The LPN staffing hours per resident per day is slightly lower than the state average. On the other hand, the nursing home is in the top 30% of facilities in terms of RN staffing hours per resident per day. The RN staffing hours per resident per day is slightly higher than the state average. Furthermore, the nursing home is in the bottom 30% of facilities in terms of licensed staffing hours per resident per day. The licensed staffing hours per resident per day is slightly lower than the state average. Lastly, the nursing home is in the bottom 30% of facilities in terms of physical therapist staffing hours per resident per day. The physical therapist staffing hours per resident per day is slightly lower than the state average.


    Covid Data

    The Good Samaritan Society - Waukon nursing home is in the top 20% of facilities in terms of resident vaccination rate. The nursing home has a resident vaccination rate of 97.7% which is slightly higher than the state average of 93.8%. In terms of staff vaccination rate, the nursing home is in the bottom half of facilities; however, their staff vaccination rate is still higher than the state average at 89.7%. The nursing home's covid booster rate is also in the top 30% of facilities and slightly higher than the state average at 95.3%.


    Quality Measures

    The Good Samaritan Society - Waukon is a 4-star quality nursing home. It is in the bottom half of facilities in terms of residents who received an antipsychotic medication, but this is slightly lower than the state average. The nursing home is ulcer-free and in the top 30% of facilities in terms of residents with ulcers. The nursing home is also in the top half of facilities in terms of residents that have one or more falls with a major injury. This is slightly lower than the state average. However, the nursing home is in the bottom half of facilities in terms of residents who lose too much weight and whose ability to move independently worsens.


    Emergency and Hospitalization Quality Measures

    The Good Samaritan Society - Waukon ranked in the top 10% of nursing homes in terms of hospitalizations per 1000 days. Their rate was lower than the state average, but they ranked in the bottom 40% of facilities in terms of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 days. Although their outpatient emergency department visits were slightly lower than the state average, it's worth noting that The Good Samaritan Society - Waukon is still a top-ranking nursing home.

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    The Decorah Area

  • Population: 7,907 (very small town)
  • Average Income: $49,819 (63% of the country has a higher median income)
  • Community Distance From City Center: 15.9 miles
  • Healthcare Nearby

    Hospitals

    Winneshiek Medical Center
    15.1 miles away
    Winnesheik Medical Center
    15.2 miles away

    Pharmacies

    Walgreens
    22.5 miles away

    Dentists

    Waukon Dental Clinic
    0.1 miles away
    Lansing Dental Clinic
    14.5 miles away
    Family Dentistry Associates
    15.3 miles away

    Essentials Nearby

    Transportation

    Calmar Depot
    20.6 miles away
    Train

    None Found

    Supermarkets

    Walmart Supercenter
    14.1 miles away
    Fareway Grocery
    15.9 miles away
    Hy-Vee
    16.3 miles away
    Red's IGA
    21.6 miles away

    Banks

    Viking State Bank and Trust
    14.2 miles away
    River Bank
    19.7 miles away
    Central State Bank
    21.4 miles away
    Merchants Bank
    21.8 miles away
    Peoples State Bank
    22.4 miles away

    Things to do in the Area

    None Found

    Parks

    Waukon City Park - North Unit
    0.7 miles away
    Waukon City Park - South Unit
    1.0 miles away
    Allamakee County Home Park
    3.0 miles away
    French Creek Wildlife Management Area
    6.9 miles away
    Rossville Park
    8.2 miles away

    None Found

    Culture

    Storre Theatre
    17.1 miles away
    Bluff Country Artist's Gallery
    21.8 miles away

    Restaurants

    Don Jose
    15.8 miles away
    La Rana Bistro
    15.9 miles away
    Great Dragon Chinese Restaurant
    16.3 miles away
    Pizza Hut
    16.4 miles away
    Great River Roadhouse
    17.6 miles away

    Weather

  • High Temperature: 73°F
  • Low Temperature: 18°F
  • Average Temperature: 47.7°F
  • Day Breakdown: 137 days of rain, 59 days of snow and 168 days of sun
  • Precipitation: 2.3 inches a year
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    Reviews

    General Staff Rating
    Based on 1 total reviews
    Care Staff Rating
    Based on 2 total reviews
    Food Staff Rating
    Based on 1 total reviews
    Bev Johnson
    2018-11-05

    5.0 rating


    Some family members and friends have been patients at Good Samaritan Home. They received good care and happy there! They also enjoyed the good food!

    Kristy Roney
    2015-05-07

    5.0 rating


    Kessiah Aldrich
    2014-05-30

    5.0 rating


    Chad Robert Kelly
    2013-07-18

    5.0 rating


    Himself Lee
    2020-01-01

    2.0 rating


    The staff are loving and caring, but there are not enough of them. A loved one had to wait over an hour with the call light on and kept buzzing to get assistance at night. It is probably the fault of those who are not doing the hands on work who determine the staffing.

    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.

    Scope
    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
    2022-01-10 2022-01-11 D Smoke Deficiencies Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
    2022-01-10 2022-01-11 E Miscellaneous Deficiencies Have restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
    2020-01-16 2020-01-18 D Egress Deficiencies Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
    2020-01-16 2020-01-17 E Smoke Deficiencies Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
    2020-01-16 2020-01-16 F Smoke Deficiencies Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
    2020-01-16 2020-01-21 E Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
    2020-01-16 2020-01-22 E Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-15 F Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies Establish procedures for tracking staff and patients during an emergency.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-15 F Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies Provide primary/alternate means for communication.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-15 F Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies Establish methods for sharing information.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-08 E Egress Deficiencies Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-31 E Smoke Deficiencies Have a fire alarm with audible and visual signals that transmits the alarm automatically to notify emergency forces in event of fire.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-08 E Smoke Deficiencies Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
    2019-01-03 2019-02-06 F Smoke Deficiencies Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-08 E Smoke Deficiencies Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-18 E Services Deficiencies Ensure heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-21 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-09 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
    2019-01-03 2019-01-14 F Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.

    Health Safety Deficiencies

    Survey Date Correction Date Letter Category Description
    2022-01-06 D D Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
    2022-01-06 D D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide safe, appropriate pain management for a resident who requires such services.
    2020-01-09 B B Resident Rights Deficiencies Honor the resident's right to voice grievances without discrimination or reprisal and the facility must establish a grievance policy and make prompt efforts to resolve grievances.
    2020-01-09 C C Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Try different approaches before using a bed rail. If a bed rail is needed, the facility must (1) assess a resident for safety risk; (2) review these risks and benefits with the resident/representative; (3) get informed consent; and (4) Correctly install and maintain the bed rail.
    2020-01-09 D D Infection Control Deficiencies Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
    2018-12-13 E E Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.
    2018-12-13 E E Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food that accommodates resident allergies, intolerances, and preferences, as well as appealing options.
    2018-12-13 D D Infection Control Deficiencies Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.

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