Nursing Homes in Idaho
- 20thNational Rank
- 79Nursing Homes
- 5.85%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 3.36/5Average CMS Rating
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Idaho Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
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
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
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
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
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
In Idaho, 7.97% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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