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Good Samaritan Society - Woodland

100 Buffalo Hills Ln. E., Brainerd, MN 56401

Based on 14 reviews


Services and Housing Options

Independent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Adult Day Care, Respite, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation

Estimated Pricing

Studio
Estimated $3,575
For Pricing & Availability
(980) 890-6880
To Reach a Resident
(218) 829-1429

Good Samaritan Society - Woodland Description

The Good Samaritan Society is devoted to offering an unparalleled level of excellence in service, compassionate care and a wide selection of amenities - all designed with our residents' well-being at heart. Our goal? To ensure that each resident can lead a worry-free life full of fulfillment tailored specifically for them! Our idyllic, park-like surroundings provide you with the autonomy desired as well as the safety required. Nestled among the tranquil Brainerd Lakes of north-central Minnesota, our community offers a peaceful refuge. Experience the joy of accessible walking paths and a plethora of year-round wellness, cultural, and entertainment activities!

Price Comparison

  • Estimated Facility Price: $3,575
  • Average City Price: $3,169
  • Average State Price: $3,169
  • Average National Price: $3,394
  • Ranking

  • Ranking in City: 4 out of 10 communities in Brainerd
  • Ranking in State: 523 out of 655 communities in MN
  • Parent Organization

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

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    Amenities
    The Good Samaritan Society - Woodland provides a range of amenities for its residents and visitors, including a chapel for spiritual nourishment, community rooms to foster camaraderie, a dining room with guest housing available, a library full of books and magazines, a salon for hair styling services, walking trails to get some fresh air and exercise, a wellness center with fitness equipment and classes as well as a whirlpool.

    Services
    Good Samaritan Society - Woodland offers a wide range of services for seniors. It provides adult day services, respite care, senior living, assisted living, independent living and rehabilitation therapy. The rehabilitation therapy includes inpatient and outpatient rehab as well as long-term care. All of these services are designed to help seniors maintain their independence while providing quality care in a safe environment.

    Health

    outpatient therapy

    restorative care

    medication management

    social services

    24-hour nursing care

    long-term care

    grooming

    medicare certified

    rehabilitation services

    individualized care plans

    nursing supervision

    home health care

    physical, occupational and speech therapy

    in-house therapy

    pharmacy services

    licensed nursing staff

    safety checks

    dressing

    24-hour skilled nursing care

    medicare-certified

    rehabilitation therapy

    short-term rehabilitation

    bathing

    outpatient rehabilitation

    caregiver

    respite care services

    therapy services

    post-acute care

    Activities

    wellness programming

    daily activities

    daily recreational activities

    therapeutic recreation

    gardening

    social activities

    Dining

    cafe

    restaurant-style dining

    Services

    transportation provided

    short-term stay

    move-in coordination

    scheduled transportation to appointments

    personal assistance

    home maintenance

    adult day services

    weekly housekeeping

    24-hour supervision

    garbage removal

    maintenance of building and grounds

    supportive services

    weekly laundry

    respite stays

    regularly scheduled transportation

    snow removal

    laundry and housekeeping

    Amenities

    paid utilities

    emergency response systems

    library and computer room

    complimentary laundry rooms

    cable

    sitting room

    common areas

    wireless internet access

    dining room

    personal emergency response system

    living room

    outdoor garden

    ample closet space

    security

    kitchen

    garden areas

    beauty/barber shop

    manicures

    bathroom with walk-in shower

    community garden

    walking paths

    Pets

    pet-friendly environment

    Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

    This nursing community has been given an overall rating of 3 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 1 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 07/01/87 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a medium-sized nursing community with 42 nursing beds. Currently, there are 28 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 Services

    This facility has been given 1 fine by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for a total of $18,125.00. The facility has had 5 facility incidents reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.

    Overall Ratings

    The Good Samaritan Society - Woodland is a nursing home that is in the top half of facilities in terms of overall rating. The overall rating is slightly lower than the state average. This nursing home has a 4-star health inspection rating, which is the second highest possible. The nursing home's health inspection rating is slightly higher than the state average. This nursing home also has a 4-star quality rating, which is again the second highest possible. The nursing home's quality rating is slightly higher than the state average as well.


    Staff Ratings

    The Good Samaritan Society - Woodland has a 1-star staff rating the lowest possible. The nursing home is in the bottom half 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 in the top half of facilities in terms of LPN staffing hours per resident per day. The LPN staffing hours per resident per day is slightly higher than the state average. The nursing home is in the top half of facilities in terms of RN staffing hours per resident per day. The RN staffing hours per resident per day is lower than the state average. The nursing home is in the top half 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. 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 - Woodland is a nursing home that is in the top 40% of facilities in terms of resident vaccination rate. The resident vaccination rate at this nursing home is slightly higher than the state average, with a 93.9% vaccination rate compared to the state's 93.2%. However, this nursing home falls into the bottom 40% of facilities when it comes to staff vaccination rates. The staff vaccination rate here is also slightly higher than the state average, but only by a small margin, 86.6% to 84.7%. As for covid booster rates, The Good Samaritan Society - Woodland falls into the top half of all facilities, though again its 90.3% booster rate is only slightly lower than the state average of 91.8%.


    Quality Measures

    The Good Samaritan Society - Woodland is a 4-star nursing home with quality care. The nursing home is in the top 30% of facilities in terms of resident care and slightly lower than the state average in terms of residents given the Pneumococcal vaccine. However, the nursing home is in the top 20% of facilities in terms of residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder. This slightly lower than average rate indicates that the nursing home is providing good care for its residents.


    Emergency and Hospitalization Quality Measures

    The Good Samaritan Society is a nonprofit, evangelical Christian organization founded in 1887. It provides housing, health care and other services to seniors and people with disabilities.

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    The Brainerd Area

  • Population: 13,371 (small town)
  • Average Income: $52,247 (60% of the country has a higher median income)
  • Community Distance From City Center: 2.0 miles
  • Healthcare Nearby

    Hospitals

    Essentia Health St Joseph's Medical Center
    2.1 miles away
    Cuyuna Regional Medical Center
    16.3 miles away
    Camp Ripley Training Medical Center (TMC)
    17.7 miles away

    Pharmacies

    Walgreens
    2.0 miles away
    Lakes Area Pharmacies
    19.0 miles away

    Dentists

    Nisswa Smiles
    13.7 miles away

    Essentials Nearby

    None Found

    None Found

    Supermarkets

    Crow Wing Food Co-op
    2.0 miles away
    Walmart Supercenter
    2.0 miles away
    Super One Foods
    2.1 miles away
    Costco
    2.2 miles away
    Cub Foods
    2.5 miles away

    Banks

    Wells Fargo
    1.9 miles away
    Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union
    2.2 miles away
    Frandsen Bank & Trust
    2.4 miles away
    Black Ridge Bank
    13.7 miles away
    Lakes State Bank
    19.4 miles away

    Things to do in the Area

    None Found

    Parks

    Buffalo Hills Park
    0.1 miles away
    Bane Park
    0.7 miles away
    Kiwanis Park
    0.9 miles away
    Gustafson Park
    1.5 miles away
    Jaycees Park
    1.7 miles away

    None Found

    None Found

    Restaurants

    Mickey's Subs
    1.7 miles away
    Perkins
    1.8 miles away
    Pizza Hut
    1.9 miles away
    Sawmill Inn
    2.0 miles away
    The Barn
    2.0 miles away

    Weather

  • High Temperature: 72°F
  • Low Temperature: 12°F
  • Average Temperature: 43.6°F
  • Day Breakdown: 106 days of rain, 82 days of snow and 175 days of sun
  • Precipitation: 1.4 inches a year
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    Reviews

    General Staff Rating
    Based on 6 total reviews
    Care Staff Rating
    Based on 6 total reviews
    Activities and Services Rating
    Based on 2 total reviews
    Vanessa Peterson
    2016-03-29

    1.0 rating


    The staff is very disrespectful and only care about the money. I'll go higher up if I need to and have new staff put in, because the staff now is losing the place money and respect for the employees and higher class.

    Kane Grams
    2015-11-09

    1.0 rating


    Horrible and they lie! My grandma is there but I can never find a nurse when I need one..... My grandpa was there a year ago before he passed away and I could always find someone. The activities are boring and none of the activity assistances are helpful or nice. I've heard them yell at residents! And what happened to that girl that was like a teen around 17 or 18 that helped with nursing and activities? You need her back. You lost someone who made your company look good. But seriously,start finding workers who can work and help out instead of never having people you can find. Also get employees who don't yell at their residents. We switched to a different company and its 100× better.

    Hannah
    2021-07-01

    1.0 rating


    Travis Weber
    2021-05-01

    5.0 rating


    Woodland is a beautiful, well cared for facility that strives to provide the best environment and care for their residents.

    Zeb Luon
    2021-05-01

    1.0 rating


    King 11 (J-Rock)
    2021-04-01

    1.0 rating


    Underpaid and overworked workers leads to many things not being done while nurses and upper management will point the finger. Don’t put anyone you care about here. All they do is care about making a profit at the expense of workers and residents alike

    Phill Stephan
    2021-03-01

    5.0 rating


    I've been here 3 years! It's been fun! Residents are awesome!

    Holly Downing
    2021-03-01

    5.0 rating


    deb johnson
    2021-02-01

    5.0 rating


    have been here for 27 plus years

    diann nelson
    2021-02-01

    5.0 rating


    been here for 34 years it is great rate, seen and heard lots of story rate 5 stars

    Corey Eckel
    2021-02-01

    5.0 rating


    Great place to work! Great staff! Very caring! Great residents.

    Gail Wolfe
    2021-01-01

    5.0 rating


    The excellent staff at GS Woodlands has provided the best care for my parents. COVID regulations have been difficult for the elderly and they do their best to keep things positive. They pop in to the apartment to chat, bring surprises such as root beer floats, and do tasks several times each day to help counteract this time of isolation and physical distancing. Thank you to all of the staff at Good Samaritan Woodland.

    Tim Collette
    2019-01-01

    1.0 rating


    Had parent living there. High turnover of staff, both assistants and RNs. Difficult to get feedback from staff. High costs for services and little flexibility. Questionable upkeep for facilities. Had elevator problems for months and when asked about fixing, was told the fix was expensive and would take time. Fire dept had to be called to get people out of stuck elevator at least once. When moved out, they wanted to keep full deposit for light rug stains on linoleum floor.

    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
    2021-05-12 2021-06-09 D Smoke Deficiencies Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
    2021-05-12 2021-06-09 F Smoke Deficiencies Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
    2021-05-12 2021-06-09 D Smoke Deficiencies Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
    2021-05-12 2021-05-28 F Smoke Deficiencies Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
    2021-05-12 2021-06-06 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies To conduct inspection, testing and maintenance of fire doors by qualified individuals.
    2019-04-25 2019-05-13 E Egress Deficiencies Provide exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
    2019-04-25 2019-06-01 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.
    2019-04-25 2019-07-01 D Smoke Deficiencies Construct fire resistant interior walls.
    2019-04-25 2019-05-20 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.
    2018-03-15 2018-04-24 C Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies Establish roles under a Waiver declared by secretary.
    2018-03-15 2018-04-24 C Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies Provide family notifications of emergency plan.
    2018-03-14 2018-04-09 F Construction Deficiencies Install a two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
    2018-03-14 2018-04-06 F Egress Deficiencies Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
    2018-03-14 2018-04-06 F Smoke Deficiencies Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
    2018-03-14 2018-03-26 F Miscellaneous Deficiencies Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
    2018-03-14 2018-05-01 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.
    2018-03-14 2018-04-15 F Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.

    Health Safety Deficiencies

    Survey Date Correction Date Letter Category Description
    2021-05-14 D D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
    2021-05-14 D D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
    2021-05-14 D D Infection Control Deficiencies Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
    2021-05-14 E E Environmental Deficiencies Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
    2020-07-24 G G Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
    2019-04-25 D D Resident Rights Deficiencies Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
    2019-04-25 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.
    2019-04-25 D D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
    2019-04-25 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.
    2019-04-25 D D Pharmacy Service Deficiencies Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
    2019-12-20 G G Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.
    2018-03-15 D D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
    2018-03-15 D D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.
    2018-03-15 D D Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
    2018-03-15 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.
    2018-03-15 D D Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Ensure meals and snacks are served at times in accordance with resident’s needs, preferences, and requests. Suitable and nourishing alternative meals and snacks must be provided for residents who want to eat at non-traditional times or outside of scheduled meal times.
    2018-03-15 F F Infection Control Deficiencies Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
    2018-03-15 E E Infection Control Deficiencies Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations.
    2018-03-15 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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