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5.87%
3.49stars
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Montana Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.

B+
5.87%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a fall resulting in serious injury.

B-
4.82%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with inadequate hygiene.

B
3.34%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

B+
12.58%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.

B+
15.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

B-
5.1%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.

B
94.12%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a patient's well-being.

B
16.08%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Many would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical health.

B
16.55%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

B+
1.46

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

B
16.55

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.

B
11.03

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living typically correlates with superior rehabilitation.

B
69.16%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Montana's
Nursing Home Quality
B
B
Long-Term Care
A-
Inspection Reports
B+
Nurse Quality
B+
Short-Term Care
More information about Montana
Number of Hospitals: 64
Number of Dialysis facilities: 17
Number of Medicaid beds: 6,274

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Madison Valley Manor
  2. Mountain View Care Center
  3. Montana Mental Health Nursing Home
  4. Montana Veterans Home Nursing Home
  5. Brendan House
Montana is ranked as the 16th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. St John's Lutheran Home
  2. Gallatin Rest Home
  3. Brendan House
  4. Sweet Memorial Nursing Home
  5. The Living Centre
Montana is ranked as the 21st best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Powder River Manor
  2. Libby Care Center
  3. Mountain View Care Center
  4. Holy Rosary Extended Care Unit
  5. Tobacco Root Mountains Care Center
Montana is ranked as the 32nd best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Madison Valley Manor
  2. The Living Centre
  3. Hot Springs Health & Rehabilitation Center
  4. Northern Montana Care Center
  5. Sheridan Memorial Nursing Home
Montana is ranked as the 39th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Montana cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Billings6 2 2
B
Bozeman2 1 1
B+
Butte3 1 1
C
Glendive2 0 1
A
Great Falls3 2 2
B-
Hamilton2 0 1
B+
Helena3 1 1
C
Kalispell3 1 2
B
Lewistown3 0 1
B
Miles City2 0 0
A-
Missoula4 2 2
B
Ronan2 0 1
A+