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Good Samaritan Society Atkinson

(866) 827-3953

409 Neely Street, Atkinson, NE


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Good Samaritan Society Atkinson
409 Neely Street
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User Reviews

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


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
47.4 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

24% Below
Cost of Food
5% Below
Equal to
10% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
98 / 100
Water Quality
50 / 100
Superfund Sites
101 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes