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Nursing Homes in Montana

  • 28th
    National Rank
  • 61
    Nursing Homes
  • 7.73%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.07/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Montana Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Montana, 7.73% of Patients had 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.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Montana, 5.17% of Patients had Serious Falls

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

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Montana, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs

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

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Montana, 16.56% of Patients use 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.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Montana, 15.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

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

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Montana, 5.37% of Patients

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

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Montana, 93.08% of Patients

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.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Montana, 16.19% Percentage of Patients

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.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Montana, 20.41% Percentage of Residents

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.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Montana, 1.07 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

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

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Montana, 20.41 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

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.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Montana, 13.15 Percentage of Patients

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.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Montana, 74.93% Percentage of Resident

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.

Montana 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
Billings622
Grade: B-minus
Bozeman111
Grade: B-plus
Butte311
Grade: B
Glendive201
Grade: A-minus
Great Falls222
Grade: C
Hamilton201
Grade: B-minus
Helena311
Grade: B-plus
Kalispell312
Grade: B-minus
Lewistown201
Grade: B-minus
Missoula322
Grade: B-plus
Ronan201
Grade: B