Good Samaritan Society Decatur County

(866) 965-2891

108 E Ash St, Oberlin, KS

Good Samaritan Society Decatur County
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108 E ASH ST
OBERLIN
KS
00000
USA
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108 E Ash St
Oberlin, KS
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 45 beds based in Oberlin, KS. At last check, the facility had 44 residents indicating that it is 98% occupied which is more than average within the state of Kansas. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Good Samaritan Society Decatur County, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 50% of nursing homes in Kansas. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Good Samaritan Society Decatur County with other senior care providers in Kansas. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 11/01/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Good Samaritan Society Decatur County in Oberlin, KS

Number of Beds : 45

Good Samaritan Society Decatur County, located in Oberlin, Kansas provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Good Samaritan Society Decatur County has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (00000) in Kansas, where Good Samaritan Society Decatur County is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Good Samaritan Society Decatur County can be found here.

Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
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    Demographic Profile for Oberlin, KS,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Oberlin KS
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

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    Nearby Churches

    Assembly Of God

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    Distance: 0.3 miles
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    109 N Griffith Ave
    Oberlin, KS
    Distance: 0.4 miles
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    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No