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Good Samaritan Society Atkinson
(866) 826-8384
409 Neely Street
Atkinson, NE
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Good Samaritan Society Atkinson
409 Neely Street
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Good Samaritan Society - Atkinson is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 61 beds based in Atkinson, NE. At last check, the facility had 45 residents indicating that it is 74% occupied which is about average within the state of Nebraska. 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 Atkinson, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 82% of nursing homes in Nebraska. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Good Samaritan Society Atkinson with other senior care providers in Nebraska. 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 10/06/2011.
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Description of Good Samaritan Society Atkinson in Atkinson, NE

Number of Beds : 61

Good Samaritan Society Atkinson, located in Atkinson, Nebraska provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Good Samaritan Society Atkinson has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Good Samaritan Society Atkinson has a very good hospital, West Holt Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 88 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Good Samaritan Society Atkinson's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (68713) in Nebraska, where Good Samaritan Society Atkinson 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 Atkinson can be found here.

Good Samaritan Society - Atkinson 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 - Atkinson 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 - Atkinson 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.



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    Demographic Profile for Atkinson, NE,68713

    Annual Crime
    68713 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 2 4
    Property Crimes 2 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 19%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 98 / 100
    Water Quality 50 / 100
    Superfund Sites 101 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 111.3
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 24% Below
    Cost of Food 5% Below
    Utilities Equal to
    Miscellaneous 10% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 3.43%
    Male Population 49.29%
    Female Population 50.71%
    Median Age 47.4 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $39,891
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Atkinson NE
    Percent Religious 61.92%
    Catholic 32.68%
    Lutheran 10.16%
    Methodist 9.09%
    Presbyterian 4.29%
    Other Christian 2.61%
    Pentecostal 2.40%
    All Other 0.7%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Atkinson NE
    White  98.8%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.7%
    Asian  0.3%
    Multiracial  0.2%

    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.