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Good Samaritan Society - Algona in Algona, IA


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Good Samaritan Society - Algona is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Algona, Iowa ( Kossuth county )

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They have 90 beds and 81 residents (which would leave 9 beds available). 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.



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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 2/5 (Full Ratings Below)



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They are located at the following address: 412 West Kennedy Street in Algona Iowa 50511.
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They can be reached by phone at (515) 295-2414.

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Nursing Home:
Good Samaritan Society - Algona
Business Name:
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
CMS ID:
165190
Street Address:
412 WEST KENNEDY STREET
City:
ALGONA
State:
Iowa
Zip Code:
50511
Phone #:
(515) 295-2414
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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The average age at Good Samaritan Society - Algona is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 18 men and 29 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Good Samaritan Society - Algona with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
34%
Alzheimer's
43%
Asthma
21%
Cancer
17%
CHF
28%
COPD
30%
Depression
36%
Diabetes
34%
Hyperlipidemia
64%
IHD
40%
Osteoporosis
23%
Schizophrenia
6%
Stroke
15%

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Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


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

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Good Samaritan Society - Algona began on Dec 01, 1993.


Services Provided by Good Samaritan Society - Algona include:
Blood Admin
Clinical Labs
Dental Care
Dietary
Housekeeping
Mental Health
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physician
Physician Extender
Podiatry
Physical Therapy
Social Work
Speech Pathology
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Qualified Activities
X-rays


Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0801415
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NORIDIAN GVT SERVICES (IA)
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 90
Multi-Facility Name: Evangelical Luthern Good Sam Society

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Good Samaritan Society - Algona is approximately 29.3 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Good Samaritan Society - Algona to Medicare is $509.57 per day (compared to a Iowa average of $663.45) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $303.09 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

If your stay meets Medicare's requirements they pay 100% for the first 20 days, there is then a copay of $167.50 for days 21-100, and after 100 days (of a single stay) the patient is responsible for all nursing home related costs.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique (Supplemental Insurance Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Good Samaritan Society - Algona directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.


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Good Samaritan Society - Algona provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
34.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
27 minutes
CNA
142.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.03 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.22 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Good Samaritan Society - Algona. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.57
Administration
5.91
CNAs
38.07
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
12.5
Housekeeping
6.95
LPN / LVN
6.38
Medical Director
0.03
Medication Tech
4.69
Nurse Training
0.17
Nurse Admin
3.56
Nursing Director
1.03
Other Staff
3.23
Pharmacist
0.04
Qualified Activities
0.97
RNs
4.83
Social Worker
1.04
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Good Samaritan Society - Algona in ALGONA, Iowa has 90 beds compared to a Iowa average of 70.38 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 81 residents compared to a IA average of 53.29 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 90% occupancy rate compared to a Iowa average of 75.72% and a national average of 81.38%.


Good Samaritan Society - Algona's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to a IA average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to a IA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to a IA average of 3.6 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to a IA average of 3.94 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to a IA average of 3.96 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.8 for Good Samaritan Society - Algona versus the IA average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 81 vs. IA 53.29 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 90 vs. IA 70.38 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 2.8 vs. IA 3.568 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALGONA 2 vs. IA 3.55 vs. National 3.04

Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Good Samaritan Society - Algona
OrganizationRole
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Good Samaritan Society - Algona
Kossuth Regional Health Center
1515 South Phillips Street
Algona, IA 50511
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