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Sandstone Heights in Little River, KS

Sandstone Heights is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Little River, Kansas (Rice county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Sandstone Heights includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 36 beds and 30 residents (which would leave 6 beds available). Sandstone Heights participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Government - Hospital district ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Sandstone Heights received an overall rating from CMS of 3 stars compared to the KS average of 3.35 and a National average of 3.31. 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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Nursing Home:
Sandstone Heights
Business Name:
Rice County Hospital District No 2
CMS ID:
175509
Street Address:
440 STATE STREET, PO BOX 50A
City:
Little River
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
67457
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Government - Hospital district
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
Yes

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They are located at the following address: 440 State Street, Po Box 50a in Little River Kansas 67457.
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They can be reached by phone at (620) 897-6266.
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 Sandstone Heights is approximately 25.4 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 Sandstone Heights to Medicare is $282.14 per day (compared to a Kansas average of $630.79) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $211.84 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.

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

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The average age at Sandstone Heights is approximately 77 years old.



Percentage of patients at Sandstone Heights with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
27%
Alzheimer's
20%
Asthma
7%
Cancer
13%
CHF
47%
COPD
47%
Depression
40%
Diabetes
47%
Hyperlipidemia
67%
IHD
67%
Osteoporosis
20%
RA or OA
27%
Schizophrenia
13%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Sandstone Heights began on Oct 01, 2008.


Services Provided by Sandstone Heights 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 Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 100112430A
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WI PHYSICIAN SERVICES - MN
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 36

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Sandstone Heights provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
38.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
57 minutes
CNA
173.4 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.59 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.32 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 Sandstone Heights. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.23
Administration
2.39
CNAs
12.85
Dietitians
1.1
Food Service
8.77
Housekeeping
6.33
LPN / LVN
3.89
Medication Tech
3.09
Nurse Training
0.46
Nurse Admin
0.91
Nursing Director
1.03
Occ. Therapist
0.11
OT Assistant
0.29
Other Staff
1.14
Physical Therapist
0.11
Physician
0.06
PT Assistant
0.43
Qualified Activities
1.49
RNs
4.34
Social Services
1.13
Social Worker
0.06
Speech Pathology
0.14
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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: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 1 stars 1 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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Sandstone Heights in LITTLE RIVER, Kansas has 36 beds compared to the Kansas average of 67.91 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 30 residents compared to the KS average of 48.80 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 83.33% occupancy rate compared to the Kansas average of 71.86% and a national average of 81.38%.


Sandstone Heights's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the KS average of 3.35 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the KS average of 2.82 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the KS average of 3.36 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    1 stars compared to the KS average of 3.44 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the KS average of 3.46 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.2 for Sandstone Heights versus the KS average of 3.29 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
SANDSTONE HEIGHTS 30 vs. KS 48.80 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
SANDSTONE HEIGHTS 36 vs. KS 67.91 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
SANDSTONE HEIGHTS 3.2 vs. KS 3.286 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
SANDSTONE HEIGHTS 3 vs. KS 3.35 vs. National 3.04
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