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Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation's website

6246 South Redwood Road,
Salt Lake City UT 84123

(801) 969-1420

71.74% estimated occupancy 1

Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation is in Salt Lake City, Utah. This city is one of the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the nation with has a total of 594,043 people. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end grade. We flat out can not say enough great things about this place. Keep reading to find this facility's category scores, which also impressed us. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Government - Hospital district
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Colostomy Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

On top of performing well in its overall score, this facility received an excellent long-term care rating. In fact, we gave it an impressive grade of A in that area. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive category scores, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area tend to have few severe deficiencies. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Contributing to its fine assessment, this facility also received a strong short-term care grade, with a score of A-. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to assess measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

The final area we looked at was nursing, where this facility was given an A-. This wrapped up a very strong report card. Few nursing homes received an A- or better in in each area we assessed. There are a number of data points included in this area. Most of the factors are tied to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 6.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer 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-plus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 3.56% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 2.65% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely linked to a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 21.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 10.85% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 83% of Patients

This is the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 14% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 18.79% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 18.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 10.55 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: D

In Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation, 72.2% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.

Scores for Salt Lake City, UT

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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Nearby Dialysis

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