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Nursing Homes in Arizona

  • 12th
    National Rank
  • 137
    Nursing Homes
  • 8.97%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.13/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Arizona Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Arizona, 8.97% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that have pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Arizona, 2.2% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of long-term care residents who have suffered falls which caused major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Arizona, 1.68% of Patients had UTIs

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Arizona, 11.03% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Arizona, 16.78% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Arizona, 3.1% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Arizona, 80.03% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Arizona, 12.44% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Arizona, 20.97% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Arizona, 1.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to the physical health of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Arizona, 20.97 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Arizona, 11.03 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Arizona, 73.85% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.

Arizona cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Apache Junction122
Grade: A
Avondale1155
Grade: B-minus
Bullhead City111
Grade: B
Casa Grande121
Grade: B-minus
Chandler5118
Grade: A-minus
Flagstaff301
Grade: A
Gilbert21411
Grade: A
Glendale62511
Grade: A-minus
Globe201
Grade: B-plus
Goodyear164
Grade: B
Kingman300
Grade: C
Lake Havasu City311
Grade: A-minus
Mesa10129
Grade: B
Payson211
Grade: B
Peoria6217
Grade: B
Phoenix242919
Grade: B-plus
Prescott421
Grade: B-plus
Prescott Valley111
Grade: A
Scottsdale11118
Grade: A-minus
Sierra Vista121
Grade: A-minus
Sun City2195
Grade: A-minus
Surprise292
Grade: A-minus
Tempe22417
Grade: A
Tucson22169
Grade: B-plus
Yuma531
Grade: B