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Medicalodges Arkansas City
203 E Osage Avenue, Arkansas City, KS 67005
Based on 4 reviews
Services and Housing OptionsNursing Home, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation
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Medicalodges Arkansas City DescriptionMedicalodges Arkansas City is a skilled nursing community that provides short-term and long-term care for residents of Arkansas City, Kansas and the surrounding area. The wonderful staff at Medicalodges Arkansas City are always there to help residents reach their full potential in physical, emotional and social wellbeing! Medicalodges Arkansas City is a one-of-a-kind, 100% employee owned company. Our staff takes pride in delivering top-notch care to the residents we serve.
Respite CareShort-term stays at respite care facilities provide caregivers with much-deserved time of their own, enabling them to attend to personal needs and rejuvenate for improved care of their loved one. It also offers their loved one a change of scenery and the opportunity to socialize. Short-term stays are a great way to help people get ready for a long-term stay, and may be the best way to support their medical needs.
RehabilitationWe share the goal of many of our Medicalodges Arkansas City guests - to return home. Our programs can help them get back on their feet. We offer several programs to help with post-acute care needs, including stroke recovery and hip and knee surgery replacement programs. With the help of these programs, residents often find that they are ready to go back to their homes successfully.
Skilled NursingThe city provides skilled nursing care for both short-term respite stays and long-term stays in a comfortable home environment.
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AmenitiesMedicalodges Arkansas City provides its residents with various amenities such as dining, social areas, family spaces, a barbershop/salon and spiritual transportation services to make their stay more enjoyable. Residents can enjoy meals in the dining area, relax with friends in the social areas or spend time with their families in the family spaces. The barbershop/salon and spiritual transportation services are available for those who need them. Medicalodges Arkansas City strives to provide its residents all they need to feel at home.
ServicesMedicalodges Arkansas City provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation services for long-term care, with a team of highly-skilled professionals dedicated to personalized and compassionate care. Patients can expect tailored care plans that meet their needs and goals, as well as amenities such as private rooms, meals, recreational activities, and more.
Rehabilitation Services and AmenitiesMedicalodges Arkansas City is an ideal location for rehabilitation services, offering occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and restorative therapy to help residents regain their independence and quality of life. Additionally, the facility provides recreational activities such as movie nights, bingo and crafts to promote socialization and mental well-being. A dedicated staff is also available at all times to provide support and assistance.
Skilled Nursing Services and AmenitiesMedicalodges Arkansas City offers skilled nursing services and amenities that are designed to ensure the highest quality of care for its residents. Post-surgical care, nutrition via feeding tubes, oxygen therapy/treatments, wound care/therapy, parenteral/IV fluids and medication, and diabetic care are all available at Medicalodges Arkansas City. With its commitment to providing the best care possible, Medicalodges Arkansas City is the perfect choice for anyone needing skilled nursing services and amenities.
monitoring by a registered nurse
therapy and rehabilitation
assistance with dressing
hospice and palliative care
skilled nursing care
long-term care services
skilled nursing services
short-term and long-term care
activities of daily living
Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesThis nursing community has been given an overall rating of 2 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 1 stars on its health inspection, 5 stars on its quality measures rating, and 3 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 2-star long-stay rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 08/01/94 and is run by a for profit organization. It is a medium-sized nursing community with 45 nursing beds. Currently, there are 34 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 community is a special focus facility candidate a classification given by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. These facilities have a history of serious quality issues or are included in a special program to stimulate improvements in their quality of care. This community has been cited for abuse by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Either the facility has been cited in inspection reports for abuse that caused a resident harm within the past year or abuse that could have potentially caused residents harm in the past two years. The facility has had 1 facility incidents reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.
Overall RatingsThe Medicalodges Arkansas City is a nursing home that has an overall rating of two stars, placing it in the bottom 40% of facilities. This rating is lower than the state average, making it the second lowest possible. Further, its health inspection rating of one star is quite concerning as it is the lowest possible, slotting the home into the bottom 10% of facilities in terms of health inspection rating, a score that falls below the state average. Despite these ratings, the nursing home excels in quality with a five-star rating, the highest achievable. This places Medicalodges Arkansas City in the top 20% of nursing homes in terms of quality and surpasses the state average rating.
Staff RatingsMedicalodges Arkansas City, a nursing home located in the heart of Arkansas City, outshines the majority of facilities in the area in the realm of nursing aid staffing, boasting a noteworthy 2.6 hours per resident per day, putting it in the top 20% and exceeding the state's average of 2.53 hours. However, it falls short in terms of LPN staffing, with only 0.36 hours per resident per day, landing it in the bottom 10% and significantly beneath the state's average of 0.66 hours. RN staffing in the facility averages at 0.71 hours per resident per day, placing it in the top 40%, yet falling short of the state's average of 0.71 hours. In terms of licensed staffing hours per resident per day, the facility is in the bottom 20%, supplying just 1.08 hours, less than the state's average of 1.38 hours. Physical therapy staffing is unfortunately also trailing, making up only 0.01 hours per resident per day, placing it in the bottom 20% compared to the state's average of 0.05 hours.
Covid DataThe Medicalodges Arkansas City nursing home is currently performing subpar in terms of vaccination rates amongst both residents and staff as compared to the state average. Sadly, the facility falls in the bottom 20% of nursing homes when considering residents' up-to-date vaccination status. With just 31.4% of residents having received the latest vaccines, the facility significantly lags behind the state's average resident vaccination rate of 62.4%. The situation among the staff is even more grievous, as the facility ranks in the dismal bottom 10% in terms of staff members having received their latest vaccinations. The reported rate is a shocking 0.0%, falling alarmingly behind the state's average staff vaccination rate of 20.4%. The substandard vaccination rates undermine the home's ability to safeguard their residents and staff from preventable illnesses.
Quality MeasuresMedicalodges Arkansas City is a prestigious nursing home boasting a 5-star quality measure rating, the highest achievable level. However, the facility is included in the lower 40% category of healthcare centers based on the rate of depressive symptoms exhibited by residents, which accounts for 4.81%. Notably, this is still a lower percentage in comparison to the state rate of 5.89%. Furthermore, the nursing home finds itself in the inferior 10% when it comes to the quantity of residents with a catheter inserted and retained in their bladder, recording 4.26%, higher than the state's 2.35%. With regards to vaccinations, it lags in the bottom 30% of establishments in ensuring residents have been administered flu shots, with a compliance rate of 91.87%, below the state average of 94.62%. On a brighter note, Medicalodges is rated in the upper 50% in terms of preventing excessive weight loss among its residents, posting a 5.26% rate, considerably lower than the state's 5.68%. Despite its commendable quality measure rating, there remains varying areas for potential improvement in order to enhance residents' health and general wellbeing.
Emergency and Hospitalization Quality MeasuresMedicalodges Arkansas City is a nursing home that, while ranking in the bottom 40% of facilities for hospitalizations per 1000 days with a rate of 2.0 compared to the state's lower rate of 1.85, fares better in other areas. For example, it falls within the top 40% of facilities in terms of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 days, boasting a rate of 0.77, a figure significantly lower than the state's average of 1.36. It also excels in terms of short-stay resident care, featuring in the top 10% of facilities for the percentage of short-stay residents who had outpatient emergency department visits. Even though the percentage, 2.32, is less than the state's percentage at 12.03, the Medicalodges Arkansas City's performance remains commendable. Lastly, regarding the figure of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission, this facility lands in the top 20% bracket. Their rehospitalization percentage of 14.49, while lower than state average, still reaffirms their position among the better performing nursing homes in these respective categories.
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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|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||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.|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Provide properly protected cooking facilities.|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Have properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.|
|2021-12-01||2021-12-30||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||Construction Deficiencies||Use approved construction type or materials.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||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.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||Egress Deficiencies||Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||Egress Deficiencies||Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Provide properly protected cooking facilities.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Ensure that corridors are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||E||Services Deficiencies||Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||E||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Have restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.|
|2019-12-10||2020-01-09||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Include a process for Emergency Preparedness collaboration.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||E||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Develop Emergency Preparedness policies and procedures.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Establish procedures for tracking staff and patients during an emergency.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Establish policies and procedures for sheltering.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||E||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Provide family notifications of emergency plan.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Establish emergency prep training and testing.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||E||Construction Deficiencies||Use approved construction type or materials.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||E||Egress Deficiencies||Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||E||Egress Deficiencies||Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Services Deficiencies||Ensure heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||To conduct inspection, testing and maintenance of fire doors by qualified individuals.|
|2019-02-14||2019-03-15||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.|
Health Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2023-06-27||J||J||Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies||Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.|
|2023-06-27||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.|
|2023-06-27||J||J||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentâ€™s preferences and goals.|
|2023-06-27||G||G||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.|
|2023-06-27||D||D||Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies||Ensure that the resident and his/her doctor meet face-to-face at all required visits.|
|2023-06-27||D||D||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2021-11-19||D||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.|
|2021-11-19||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.|
|2021-11-19||F||F||Environmental Deficiencies||Keep all essential equipment working safely.|
|2021-11-19||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.|
|2020-01-28||L||L||Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies||Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.|
|2020-01-28||D||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Ensure necessary information is communicated to the resident, and receiving health care provider at the time of a planned discharge.|
|2020-01-28||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentâ€™s preferences and goals.|
|2020-01-28||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.|
|2020-01-28||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.|
|2020-01-28||E||E||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.|
|2020-01-28||D||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure each residentâ€™s drug regimen must be free from unnecessary drugs.|
|2020-01-28||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.|
|2020-01-28||F||F||Administration Deficiencies||Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently.|
|2020-01-28||F||F||Administration Deficiencies||Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility.|
|2021-04-07||D||D||Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies||Protect each resident from the wrongful use of the resident's belongings or money.|
|2019-01-15||E||E||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.|
|2019-01-15||E||E||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.|
|2019-01-15||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.|
|2019-01-15||E||E||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.|
|2019-01-15||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.|
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