Nursing Homes in Idaho
- 21stNational Rank
- 76Nursing Homes
- 5.74%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 3.65/5Average CMS Rating
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Idaho Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Idaho, 5.74% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of long-term residents that suffered from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Idaho, 3.05% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Idaho, 2.2% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Idaho, 18.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Idaho, 16.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Idaho, 7.63% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Idaho, 90.15% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Idaho, 13.51% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Idaho, 19.49% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Idaho, 0.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Idaho, 19.49 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Idaho, 12.16 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Idaho, 75.42% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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