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Good Samaritan Society - Windom
705 Sixth St, Windom, MN 56101
Based on 2 reviews
Services and Housing OptionsIndependent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation
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Good Samaritan Society - Windom DescriptionThe Good Samaritan Society is devoted to delivering an unparalleled level of excellence in service, tenderhearted attention and a selection of amenities that guarantee our residents experience a stress-free, satisfying lifestyle tailored to their individual needs. We proudly provide our services to the grand counties of Brown, Cottonwood, Jackson, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone Redwood Rock and Watonwan. Our devoted, competent team is committed to enriching your life, bringing you delight and fostering possibilities that look after all aspects of who you are - physical health, mental wellbeing and spiritual fulfillment.
Parent OrganizationGood Samaritan Society - Windom is a member of a larger group of communities called Good Samaritan Society
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AmenitiesThe Good Samaritan Society - Windom offers a variety of amenities for residents to enjoy. There is a community room and a library, as well as a dining room and guest housing. Residents can also get pampered at the salon or relax in the whirlpool. The wellness center is also available to keep residents active and healthy.
ServicesGood Samaritan Society - Windom offers a wide range of services for seniors and their families. Their assisted living, independent living, and long-term care options provide residents with the assistance they need while still maintaining their independence. They also offer rehabilitation therapy, both inpatient and outpatient, as well as caregiver support and respite care. All of these services combine to create a comprehensive care plan that meets the needs of the residents and their families.
assistance with dressing
home health care
physical, occupational and speech therapy
licensed nursing staff
24-hour skilled nursing care
daily life enrichment activities
private family dining room
maintenance of apartment and furnished appliances
weekly linen and towel service
laundry and housekeeping
emergency response systems
expanded cable television
wireless internet access
spacious walk-in closets
personal emergency response system
beauty and barber shop
individual climate controls
Employee Reviews for Good Samaritan Society in Windom, Minnesota
2.14 out of 5 stars. Based on 7 reviewsEmployees of Good Samaritan Society in the Windom, MN area generally have positive things to say about the happy, inviting, kind, and teamwork-driven environment. Employees appreciate the paid time off, paid schooling/certification, and the Christian values. However, there are some cons to working at Good Samaritan Society. Employees have noted that the facility is often short staffed, there is a lack of communication and unprofessional behavior from supervisors, and there is a lot of favoritism. Management is not seen as caring about employees and hours are often cut. There is also not much room for growth and policies and procedures are not followed.
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 3 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 2 stars on its health inspection, 5 stars on its quality measures rating, and 4 stars on its staffing rating. Within the quality measure rating, each facility is given a short-stay rating and a long-stay rating. This facility received a 5-star short-stay rating and a 5-star long-stay rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 05/01/91 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a large-sized nursing community with 72 nursing beds. Currently, there are 60 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 been given 1 fine by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for a total of $9,954.75. The facility has also had 2 substantiated complaints reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation. The facility has had 1 facility incidents reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.
Overall RatingsWhen looking for a nursing home, the Good Samaritan Society - Windom is a great option. They are in the top half of facilities in terms of overall rating and only slightly lower than the state average. The quality rating is 5-stars, which is the highest possible, and they are in the top 20% of facilities in terms of quality rating. Although their health inspection rating is only 2-stars, they are still in the bottom 40% of facilities in terms of health inspection rating but only slightly lower than the state average.
Staff RatingsThe Good Samaritan Society - Windom 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. However, the nursing aid staffing hours per resident per day is slightly lower than the state average. The nursing home is in the bottom 10% of facilities in terms of LPN staffing hours per resident per day. This means that the LPN staffing hours per resident per day is lower than the state average. The nursing home is in the top 30% of facilities in terms of RN staffing hours per resident per day; however, the RN staffing hours per resident per day is slightly lower than the state average. The nursing home is also in the bottom 20% of facilities in terms of licensed staffing hours per resident per day and physical therapist staffing hours per resident per day. For both of these categories, the nursing home's staffing levels are below those of other facilities and also lower than the state average.
Covid DataThe Good Samaritan Society-Windom is a nursing home that falls in the top 40% of facilities in terms of resident vaccination rate. Although their resident vaccination rate is slightly lower than the state average, they still have a high percentage with 93.1%. However, they are in the bottom 40% when it comes to staff vaccinations rates. Their staff vaccination rate is 83.9%, which is less than the state average of 84.7%. On a positive note, they are in the top half of facilities when it comes to covid booster rate and theirs is at 88.9%.
Quality MeasuresThe Good Samaritan Society - Windom is a nursing home that is highly rated. It is in the top 40% of nursing homes when it comes to the number of residents that are given the flu vaccine. The percentage of residents who are given the flu vaccine is slightly higher than the state average. The nursing home is also in the top half when it comes to the number of residents who received an antipsychotic medication. However, the percentage of residents who have depressive symptoms is slightly lower than the state average. The nursing home is in the bottom half when it comes to the number of residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Emergency and Hospitalization Quality MeasuresThe Good Samaritan Society in Windom is a top-notch nursing home facility. They are in the top 10% of facilities in terms of hospitalizations per 1000 days. This is lower than the state average. They are also in the top 10% of facilities in terms of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 days. This too is lower than the state average. In addition, they are in the top 10% of facilities in terms of short-stay residents who had outpatient emergency department visits. This statistic is way lower than the state average. Finally, they are in the top 10% of facilities in terms of short stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission. Again, this stat is way lower than the state average, making The Good Samaritan Society one of the best nursing homes around.
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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|
|2021-08-26||2021-09-30||F||Egress Deficiencies||Have exits that are accessible at all times.|
|2021-08-26||2021-10-08||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.|
|2021-08-26||2021-10-08||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2021-08-26||2021-09-30||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.|
|2021-08-26||2021-09-30||F||Services Deficiencies||Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.|
|2021-08-26||2021-09-30||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||To conduct inspection, testing and maintenance of fire doors by qualified individuals.|
|2021-08-26||2021-09-30||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.|
|2021-08-26||2021-10-08||E||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.|
|2019-06-28||2019-08-13||C||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Provide family notifications of emergency plan.|
|2019-06-25||2019-07-30||D||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.|
|2018-08-08||2018-09-08||E||Egress Deficiencies||Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.|
Health Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2021-08-26||D||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.|
|2021-08-26||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate care for a resident to maintain and/or improve range of motion (ROM), limited ROM and/or mobility, unless a decline is for a medical reason.|
|2021-08-26||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.|
|2021-08-26||D||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.|
|2021-08-26||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.|
|2021-08-26||F||F||Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies||Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.|
|2021-08-26||F||F||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2020-12-22||F||F||Infection Control Deficiencies||Perform COVID19 testing on residents and staff.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined clinically appropriate.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||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.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||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.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.|
|2019-06-28||G||G||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.|
|2019-06-28||F||F||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies||Ensure food and drink is palatable, attractive, and at a safe and appetizing temperature.|
|2019-06-28||D||D||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.|
|2020-06-24||G||G||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.|
|2020-06-24||F||F||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2018-08-10||D||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.|
|2018-08-10||D||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.|
|2018-08-10||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.|
|2018-08-10||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.|
|2018-08-10||G||G||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.|
|2018-08-10||G||G||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.|
|2018-08-10||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.|
|2018-08-10||F||F||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.|
|2018-08-10||E||E||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.|
|2018-08-10||F||F||Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies||Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.|
|2018-08-10||C||C||Environmental Deficiencies||Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.|
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