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Good Samaritan Society Howard in Howard, SD

Good Samaritan Society Howard is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Howard, South Dakota (Miner county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Good Samaritan Society Howard includes: Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 47 beds and a daily average of 39.8 residents (which would leave,on average, 7 beds available). Good Samaritan Society Howard participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Good Samaritan Society Howard received an overall rating from CMS of 3 stars compared to the SD average of 3.48 and a National average of 3.32. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.


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The first confirmed case of COVID-19 amongst residents for Good Samaritan Society Howard was Week 21 - Oct 11.
In total, which is not necessarily a number of currently infected patients, 18 resident cases and 21 staff cases of confirmed COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) according to reporting from CMS. In our most recent data (Week 29 - which ended on: Dec 6) they reported 0 new cases.


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Covid-19 Cases for: Week 29 - Dec 6
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
18
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
21

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 28 - Nov 29
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
18
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
21

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 27 - Nov 22
New Weekly Resident Cases:
1
Overall Total Resident Cases:
18
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
21

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 26 - Nov 15
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
17
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
21

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Nursing Home:
Good Samaritan Society Howard
Business Name:
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
CMS ID:
435075
Street Address:
300 WEST HAZEL AVENUE
City:
Howard
State:
South Dakota
Zip Code:
57349
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 300 West Hazel Avenue in Howard South Dakota 57349.
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They can be reached by phone at (605) 772-4481.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Good Samaritan Society Howard is approximately 22.5 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

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The average age at Good Samaritan Society Howard is approximately 79 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 14 men and 12 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


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

Atrial Fibrillation
23.077%
Alzheimer's
42.308%
Asthma
30.769%
Cancer
11.538%
CHF
53.846%
COPD
46.154%
Depression
50%
Diabetes
42.308%
Hyperlipidemia
73.077%
IHD
53.846%
Osteoporosis
15.385%
RA or OA
61.538%
Schizophrenia
15.385%
Stroke
3.846%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Good Samaritan Society Howard began on Mar 01, 1994.


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

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0150470
Financial Year End: 09-30
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NORIDIAN (SOUTH DAKOTA)
CMS Regional Office: Denver
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 41
Multi-Facility Name: The Evangelical Lutheran GSS

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

Registered Nurse
35.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
17.4 minutes
CNA
148.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.88 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 1.26 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 Howard. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.24
Administration
2.86
CNAs
16.04
Food Service
5.71
Housekeeping
3.01
LPN / LVN
1.3
Medication Tech
2.29
Nurse Admin
0.74
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.07
OT Assistant
0.36
Other Staff
1.31
Pharmacist
0.09
Physical Therapist
0.36
PT Assistant
0.36
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
3.66
Social Services
1.2
Speech Pathology
0.29
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 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

Long Term Stay Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


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

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Good Samaritan Society Howard in HOWARD, South Dakota has 47 beds compared to the South Dakota average of 61.17 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 39.8 residents compared to the SD average of 51.15 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 84.68% daily average occupancy rate compared to the South Dakota average of 83.62% and a national average of 81.38%.


Good Samaritan Society Howard's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the SD average of 3.48 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the SD average of 2.85 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the SD average of 3.49 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to the SD average of 3.79 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the SD average of 3.77 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    2 stars compared to the SD average of 3.47 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    2 stars compared to the SD average of 2.63 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3 for Good Samaritan Society Howard versus the SD average of 3.35 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 39.8 vs. SD 51.15 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 47 vs. SD 61.17 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 3 vs. SD 3.3542857142857 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 3 vs. SD 3.48 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Good Samaritan Society Howard
OrganizationRole
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan SocietyOperational/managerial Control
Dulski, KarinOperational/managerial Control
Micka, MichelleOperational/managerial Control
Morrison, TonyOperational/managerial Control
Munson, JolynOperational/managerial Control
Swenson, StephanieOperational/managerial Control
Vanden Hull, EricOperational/managerial Control
Austad, DavidDirector
Brechtelsbauer, DavidDirector
Buckneberg, NorvalDirector
Bury, RandyDirector
Camero, PatriciaDirector
Espinosa, JavierDirector
Gard, AlanDirector
Krabbenhoft, KelbyDirector
Melby, LisaDirector
Petersen, ScottDirector
Schmith, DarrellDirector
Schumann, JillDirector
Thompson, DaleDirector
Ventling-herrmann, MarnieDirector
Jungman, ChadOfficer
Marlette, WilliamOfficer
Schema, NathanOfficer
Swoboda, KristaManaging Employee
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