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4.85%
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Idaho Quality Metrics

Minimizes 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.

A-
4.85%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes 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.

B+
2.89%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

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.

B
2.43%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses 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.

B
17.7%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses 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.

B+
18.02%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

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

B
5.1%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

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.

B
88.79%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

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.

B+
13.84%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

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.

B
17.4%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.

A-
1.12

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

B
17.4

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

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.

B-
11.4

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

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.

B
69.21%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Idaho's
Nursing Home Quality
B+
B
Long-Term Care
B+
Inspection Reports
A-
Nurse Quality
B+
Short-Term Care
More information about Idaho
Number of Hospitals: 45
Number of Dialysis facilities: 28
Number of Medicaid beds: 6,194

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Syringa Chalet Nursing Facility
  2. Boundary County Nursing Home
  3. Oneida County Hospital & Long Term Care Facility
  4. Good Samaritan Society - Boise Village
  5. Logan Regional Hospital Transitional Care Unit
Idaho is ranked as the 4th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Logan Regional Hospital Transitional Care Unit
  2. Quinn Meadows Rehabilitation and Care Center
  3. The Terraces of Boise
  4. Sunshine Gardens
  5. Rockwood South Hill
Idaho is ranked as the 10th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. The Terraces of Boise
  2. Pioneer Nursing Home
  3. Power County Nursing Home
  4. St Luke's Elmore Long Term Care
  5. Mountain Valley of Cascadia
Idaho is ranked as the 30th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Bennett Hills Center
  2. Pioneer Nursing Home
  3. Logan Regional Hospital Transitional Care Unit
  4. Mountain Valley of Cascadia
  5. Valley Vista Care Center of Sandpoint
Idaho is ranked as the 42nd best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Idaho cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Blackfoot2 0 0
A+
Boise12 5 5
B+
Burley2 0 1
B
Caldwell2 3 2
B-
Coeur D Alene5 5 2
B-
Emmett2 0 1
A-
Idaho Falls4 2 2
B+
Lewiston6 0 0
A-
Meridian3 6 6
A-
Moscow2 2 1
A
Nampa6 4 3
B+
Pocatello4 1 1
B+
Post Falls1 5 2
F
Rexburg2 1 1
B+
Sandpoint2 1 1
A-
Twin Falls3 2 1
B