Buhler Sunshine Home LICENSED FACILITY


certified Ranked as one of the Best Care Centers for Assisted Living in Reno county, KS.

Buhler Sunshine Home in Buhler, KS provides Assisted Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes, Independent Living services.

The staff at Buhler Sunshine Home provide personalized services designed to meet the needs of every patient. The dedicated health professionals offer the assistance you need while respecting your independence.

The facility accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Buhler Sunshine Home is a licensed care provider with the State of Kansas. The Kansas Department of Aging and Disablity Services provides a list of registered care providers in Kansas.

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Facility Features


Security
  • Fire Sprinkler System

Nurse Staff Ratings

Daily hours (average) each resident gets with: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Nurses (total) 5 hrs 2 mins 3 hrs 59 mins 4 hrs 2 mins
Registered Nurse 1 hrs 0 mins 46 mins 49 mins
Licensed Staff 1 hrs 29 mins 1 hrs 22 mins 1 hrs 38 mins
Licensed Practitioner Nurse - 36 mins 48 mins
Certified Nurse Assistant 3 hrs 33 mins 2 hrs 36 mins 2 hrs 23 mins
Physical Therapy - 3 mins 6 mins

Inspections/Incidents - At a glance

Date Type # Violations
2015-08-14 Health 7
2014-10-07 Firesafety 7
2014-04-21 Health 17
2014-04-21 Firesafety 0
2013-01-23 Health 4
2012-04-09 Firesafety 6
Type# Incidents
Fines 3
Penalties 4
Complaints 1
Payments Denied 1
Total of Fines 47028

Health Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . 2015-08-21 Many 2015-08-21
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2015-08-21 Many 2015-08-21
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 2015-08-21 Many 2015-08-21
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2015-08-21 Many 2015-08-21
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. 2015-08-21 Some 2015-08-21
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 2015-08-21 Some 2015-08-21
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 2015-08-21 Some 2015-08-21
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 2014-09-03 Some 2014-09-03
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2014-09-03 Many 2014-09-03
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 2014-09-03 Many 2014-09-03
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 2014-09-03 Many 2014-09-03
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. 2014-09-03 Many 2014-09-03
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 2014-09-03 Many 2014-09-03
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 2014-09-03 Many 2014-09-03
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 2014-09-03 Many 2014-09-03
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2014-09-03 Some 2014-09-03
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. 2014-09-03 Some 2014-09-03
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 2014-07-07 Many 2014-07-07
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves. 2014-07-07 Some 2014-07-07
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. 2014-07-07 Some 2014-07-07
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. 2014-07-07 Some 2014-07-07
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 2014-07-07 Some 2014-07-07
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 2014-07-07 Some 2014-07-07
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 2014-07-07 Some 2014-07-07
Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents. 2014-07-07 Some 2014-07-07
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 2013-02-22 Many 2013-02-22
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 2013-02-22 Many 2013-02-22
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 2013-02-22 Many 2013-02-22
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. 2013-02-22 Some 2013-02-22

Fire Safety Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2014-11-04 Many 2014-11-04
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 2014-11-04 Many 2014-11-04
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 2014-11-04 Many 2014-11-04
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 2014-11-04 Many 2014-11-04
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 2014-11-04 Many 2014-11-04
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 2014-11-04 Some 2014-11-04
Exits that are accessible at all times. 2014-11-04 Some 2014-11-04
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 2012-04-24 Some 2012-04-24
Properly protected cooking facilities. 2012-04-13 Many 2012-04-13
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 2012-04-13 Some 2012-04-13
Portable fire extinguishers. 2012-04-13 Some 2012-04-13
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 2012-04-13 Some 2012-04-13
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 2012-04-09 Some 2012-04-09

Nursing Home Quality - Long stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 97.33 72.31 80.12
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 91.39 74.92 82.05
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 17.00 5.17 5.37
Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 16.65 14.13 15.99
Who Lose Too Much Weight 12.71 5.76 6.06
Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 12.41 11.07 12.57
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 10.93 3.67 2.82
With a Urinary Tract Infection 5.24 5.95 4.79
Who Were Physically Restrained 2.89 0.26 0.96
Who Have Depressive Symptoms 1.80 4.96 5.17
with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0.00 2.08 2.58
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 0.00 11.51 19.55
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 0.00 1.67 4.23

Nursing Home Quality - Short stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 25.00 41.61 69.33
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 4.76 8.59 13.33
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0.00 0.51 0.69
Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0.00 32.62 62.13
Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0.00 0.73 1.53

License & Payment Details

Licenses
  • Medical Certification: Medicare and Medicaid
  • License state: Kansas
Medicare Accepted
Medicaid Accepted
Veteran Benefits Not accepted
Long Term Care Insurance Not accepted
Other Subsidies Not accepted

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Compare Monthly Costs

Care type National Costs Average cost in
Private Assisted Living $3468 $3845
Private Nursing Home $7251 $5403
Semi-Private Nursing $6559 $4929
Adult Day Care $1118 $469
Home Healthcare Aide $3546 $2941
Home-maker Services $3392 $2815