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Good Samaritan Society Howard in Howard, SD


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Good Samaritan Society Howard is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Howard, South Dakota ( Miner county )

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They have 41 beds and 38 residents (which would leave 3 beds available). Good Samaritan Society Howard 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: 4/5 (Full Ratings Below)



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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.

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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
Phone #:
(605) 772-4481
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 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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Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 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: 5 stars 5 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.

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

Registered Nurse
49.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
9 minutes
CNA
123.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.96 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.5 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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Good Samaritan Society Howard in HOWARD, South Dakota has 41 beds compared to a South Dakota average of 61.47 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 38 residents compared to a SD average of 48.52 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 92.68% occupancy rate compared to a South Dakota average of 78.93% and a national average of 81.38%.


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

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to a SD average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to a SD average of 2.77 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to a SD average of 3.26 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to a SD average of 3.55 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 stars compared to a SD average of 3.81 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4 for Good Samaritan Society Howard versus the SD average of 3.34 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 38 vs. SD 48.52 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 41 vs. SD 61.47 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 4 vs. SD 3.336 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOWARD 4 vs. SD 3.29 vs. National 3.04

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OrganizationRole
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
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