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Good Samaritan Society - Algona in Algona, IA

Good Samaritan Society - Algona is a medium-sized nursing home facility in ALGONA, Iowa ( Kossuth county ). They have 90 beds and house 83 residents. Good Samaritan Society - Algona participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

Additional information about Good Samaritan Society - Algona can be viewed by clicking one of the links above for directions and maps, inspection / survey results, and penalty enforcements. Quality of care, resident ratings and reviews, nursing home comparison scores, and other service information can be reviewed below. They can be visited or contacted at 412 West Kennedy Street, 50511 in Algona Iowa and can be reached at (515) 295-2414.
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GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA

Rating: 2.9/5 (7 ratings submitted)

Basic Information
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Name: Good Samaritan Society - Algona
Nursing Home ID Number: 165190
Street: 412 WEST KENNEDY STREET
City: ALGONA
State: IA
Zip Code: 50511
Phone Number: (515) 295-2414
Sprinklers: Yes
Health Care Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: Non profit - Corporation
Is it inside a hospital?: No
Resident and/or Family Councils: Resident
Is it a Special Focus facility (more frequent inspections)?: No
Is it part of a Continuing Care Facility?: No
Staff Size

Good Samaritan Society - Algona provides an average of 0.77 registered nurse hours, 0 Licensed practical nurse / LVN hours, and 2.63 CNA hours per day per resident.
Licensed nursing hours average 0.77 hours per day per resident.

Additional Care Home Services
Medicare and Medicaid participation for Good Samaritan Society - Algona began on Dec 01, 1993.
Special care beds for patients with AIDS are available.
  • Activity services: on and off of site
  • Clinical lab work services: off-site
  • Dental health: on and off of site
  • Dietary services: on-site
  • Housekeeping services: on-site
  • Mental health services: off-site
  • Nursing services: on-site
  • Occupational therapy: on-site
  • Additional activity services: on-site
  • Social service staff: on-site
  • Pharmacy services: on-site
  • Physician extender services: on and off of site
  • Physical therapy: on and off of site
  • Physician services: on and off of site
  • Podiatry: off-site
  • Therapeutic recreational specialists: off-site
  • X-ray services: on-site


The average length of stay at Good Samaritan Society - Algona is approximately 405 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).
We have calculated the average cost per day for Good Samaritan Society - Algona to be approximately $142 based off of data provided to CMS. Please note that this is only an estimate for reference and prices are subject to change. If you are interested in this facility you should contact them directly for exact pricing for you or your loved one's specific care needs.
Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

  • ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.
Ratings Comparison

Good Samaritan Society - Algona in ALGONA, Iowa has 90 beds compared to a Iowa average of 70.52 and a National average of 106.41. As of the last update they had 83 residents compared to a IA average of 56.22 and a National average of 88.66. This results in a 92.22% occupancy rate compared to a Iowa average of 79.72% and a national average of 81.98%.

GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating: 3 stars compared to a IA average of 3.28 and a National average of 3.04.
  2. Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars compared to a IA average of 2.80 and a National average of 2.81.
  3. Nurses Rating: 3 stars compared to a IA average of 3.35 and a National average of 3.00.
  4. Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars compared to a IA average of 3.40 and a National average of 3.16.
  5. RN Only Rating: 5 stars compared to a IA average of and a National average of 2.96.
Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.2 for GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA versus the IA average of 2.566 and a national average of 2.99.
Visual / Graphical Comparisons for GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA
Number of Residents:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 83 vs. IA 56.22 vs. National 88.66

Number of Beds:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 90 vs. IA 70.52 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 3.2 vs. IA 2.566 vs. National 2.99
Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Overall Rating:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 3 vs. IA 3.28 vs. National 3.04
Ownership, Operational, and Management information for Good Samaritan Society - Algona
Organization Role
THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY Operational/managerial Control
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1515 South Phillips Street
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