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Nursing Homes in Idaho

  • 20th
    National Rank
  • 79
    Nursing Homes
  • 5.85%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.36/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Idaho Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Idaho, 5.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Idaho, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often caused by poor nursing care. Closer supervision can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Idaho, 2.48% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Idaho, 17.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Idaho, 16.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Idaho, 7.97% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Idaho, 89.29% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Idaho, 13.52% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Idaho, 18.02% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Idaho, 0.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical health of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Idaho, 18.02 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Idaho, 11.12 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Idaho, 75.93% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.

Idaho 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
Blackfoot200
Grade: A
Boise1055
Grade: B
Burley201
Grade: B-minus
Caldwell232
Grade: B
Coeur D Alene552
Grade: C
Emmett201
Grade: B-minus
Idaho Falls422
Grade: B
Lewiston600
Grade: B-plus
Meridian366
Grade: B
Moscow221
Grade: A-minus
Nampa643
Grade: B-plus
Pocatello411
Grade: A-minus
Post Falls152
Grade: F
Rexburg211
Grade: B
Sandpoint211
Grade: A
Twin Falls321
Grade: B