With an address in Arlington, Washington, Arlington Health and Rehabilitation is the lone facility we found in this area. This turns out to be a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. In our view, this place looks like a solid choice for quite a few people. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its nursing score. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section
Arlington Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
620 South Hazel Street,
Arlington WA 98223
59.73% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received even higher marks in nursing. In fact, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A. Our nursing rating analyzes a handful of components, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving a patient even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was given a grade of B+. It performed better than most facilities in this category. In the category of short-term care, we try to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Furthermore, this facility also received impressive government inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with a grade of B. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor dings aren't something to panic about.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we rated was long-term care. For this category, we gave this facility a B-. Long-term care grades are based in part on a nursing home's volume of care. This includes a vast scope of personal care services, ranging from assistance with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours was vaccinations. Thankfully, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98 percent of its patients. This facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Arlington Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 7.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percent of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 2.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents which had a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 2.28% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 13.8% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 12.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 13.74% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 93.71% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 13.94% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 21.78% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 21.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 10.98 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Arlington Health and Rehabilitation, 74.42% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements.
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