MEADOWLARK HILLS

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Meadowlark Hills. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

MEADOWLARK HILLS
2121 MEADOWLARK RD
MANHATTAN, KS 66502
(785) 537-4610

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

88%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 117
  • Certified Beds: 133

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Part of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Nearby Cities:

Wamego | Westmoreland | Leonardville

Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Meadowlark Hills. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-103.8%
Total Percent:3.8%
 

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-161.1%
ADL Index Range: 2-103.4%
Total Percent:4.5%
 

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-101.4%
Total Percent:1.4%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1610.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-108.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-59.3%
Total Percent:28.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-169.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-109.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-521.8%
Total Percent:41.4%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-164.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-104.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.7%
Total Percent:12.7%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-162.6%
ADL Index Range: 6-101.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.0%
Total Percent:4.6%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Tracheostomy care or ventilator/respirator
3.5%
Total Percent:3.5%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Signs of depression
0.08%
Total Percent:0.08%
 

Rating Details For Meadowlark Hills

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours58 Minutes1 Hour and 2 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours56 Minutes40 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 33 Minutes2 Hours and 17 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 54 Minutes1 Hour and 41 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 27 Minutes3 Hours and 59 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Kansas are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityKansas Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination86%91%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain5%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse14%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased11%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%10%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious19%17%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder7%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair3%3%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores11%10%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder48%44%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season76%86%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination43%82%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium2%4%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain31%20%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores13%10%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 06/15/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 01/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/20/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/21/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2010

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/21/2009
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/21/2009

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 01/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/20/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 01/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/20/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 01/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/20/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/21/2009
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2010

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2010

Resident Rights

Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Inspection Date: 01/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/20/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Meadowlark Hills had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 02/23/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2007
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2010

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/07/2009
A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/24/2010

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/07/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/31/2007
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/24/2010

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/14/2007
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/23/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2007

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2007

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/27/2007

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2007
Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/05/2007

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/21/2007
Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/19/2007
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/23/2009

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/07/2007
Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 01/03/2008

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/28/2007

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/21/2007
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 01/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/07/2007

Vertical Openings

Exit Doors That Are Held Open by Devices That Will Automatically Close on the Activation of a Fire Alarm or Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 12/04/2007
  • Correction Date: 12/31/2007
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Kansas Department on Aging - Retrieved 2011