Aspen Park of Cascadia is a nursing home in Moscow, Idaho, which has 27,219 people. With an overall grade of A-, this nursing home ended up being one of the top 50 facilities in Idaho. In our view, this place would be a wonderful choice for most people. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its long-term care grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Aspen Park of Cascadia
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
420 Rowe Street,
Moscow ID 83843
68.99% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Moscow, Idaho Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Moscow, Idaho Awards 2021
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Long-term Care Quality
On top of being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in long-term care, where it received an A. When facilities receive this type of score in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Our inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this category tend to have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. We assessed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses worked with residents, in calculating our score in this area. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we scored is short-term care, where this facility was awarded a C. This actually is this nursing home's least impressive area. This is still nothing to be ashamed of. In determining our short-term care ratings, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to create a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 3.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Aspen Park of Cascadia Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 5.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which sustained falls which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 2.48% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 17.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 16.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 7.97% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 89.29% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 13.52% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 18.02% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to patients physical and mental well-being.
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 0.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 18.02 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 11.12 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Aspen Park of Cascadia, 75.93% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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