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Nursing Homes in Idaho

  • 21st
    National Rank
  • 76
    Nursing Homes
  • 5.74%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.65/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Idaho Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

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

Grade: B-plus

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

Grade: B

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

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: B-plus

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

Grade: B-minus

In Idaho, 7.63% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

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

Grade: B-plus

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

Grade: B

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.


Grade: A

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

Grade: B

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

Grade: B

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

Grade: B

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.

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
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Grade: B
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Grade: B-minus
Coeur D Alene552
Grade: B-minus
Grade: B-minus
Idaho Falls422
Grade: B-plus
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Grade: C
Grade: B-plus
Grade: B-plus
Grade: A-minus
Post Falls152
Grade: F
Grade: B-minus
Grade: A-minus
Twin Falls321
Grade: B