Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport is the lone nursing home located in Newport, Oregon. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the nation. This is really as good of a place as you'll find. Keep reading to find this place's category grades, which also impressed us. You just can't do any better than a straight A report card.
Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
835 Sw 11th Street,
Newport OR 97365
71.15% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Oregon Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing rating. Our nursing rating analyzes the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of turning a patient even once per day.
Adding to its impressive category scores, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its first-rate profile, this nursing home also was given a strong long-term care grade, with a grade of A. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility 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. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category, we awarded this facility a grade of A for our short-term care score. This rounded out a very strong profile. In our short-term care category, we attempt to craft a fair measure for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 8.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 2.43% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents that suffered a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 2.24% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 15.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 12.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients that are given antianxiety medication. These medications are generally prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 5.65% of Patients
This is the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression may be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 92.57% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 22.07% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 22.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 13.94 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 75.47% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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