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Skyline Transitional Care Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: F
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Skyline Transitional Care Center's website

1001 South Hilton Street,
Boise ID 83705

(208) 345-4464

51.35% estimated occupancy 1

Please note our records indicate that Skyline Transitional Care Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.

Note: Skyline Transitional Care Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Skyline Transitional Care Center is a senior living facility located in Boise, Idaho. The city has a total of 235,657 people. Featuring an overall score of F, we consider this to be a lower end facility. This place did not have any redeeming qualities. Lastly, this facility had an ownership change in the last year. Hopefully, new ownership is able to elevate its quality standards.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Lymphedema Care

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: B-minus

Although we graded this facility very poorly overall, it received a fairly respectable nursing grade this year. We gave it a grade of B- in that category. In computing our nursing ratings, we factor in both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. It performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the quantity of hours of care provided.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

This facility also didn't fare terribly in the area of short-term care. In fact, we gave it a grade of B- in that area, which turned out to be among its higher grades. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. We found that this facility was below average in the two key staffing areas we focus on. It supplied fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other facilities. The final measure we considered in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

This facility's second least favorable score was long-term care, where it received just a D in that category. This is a relatively poor grade. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we concluded our assessment of the amount of nursing care, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were optimistic to discover that this nursing home vaccinates 97.395836 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had fewer hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. Sadly, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.

Facility Inspections

Grade: F

Moving on our final category of inspections, this facility received a horrible grade. We weight this category more heavily than other categories. When a nursing home has this poor of an inspection grade, you should expect some severe deficiencies on its inspection report. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to patient safety. This particular facility was assessed 3 deficiencies by CMS. The only positive thing we found is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that suggest that they caused a risk to resident safety or health. Finally, CMS flagged this nursing home for possible abuse or neglect. This is not what you want to see. We advise you to direct your search elsewhere.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Skyline Transitional Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 5.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you 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 the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care patients who have sustained falls which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 2.48% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 17.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used to treat several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 16.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 7.97% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 89.29% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 13.52% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a resident's medical condition.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 18.02% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 0.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 18.02 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Skyline Transitional Care Center, 75.93% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

Scores for Boise, ID

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

Looking for more options? Boise, Idaho has 9 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.33 miles away1055 North Curtis Road Boise Idaho 83706Voluntary non-profit - Church(208) 367-2121
  • St Luke's Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.91 miles away190 East Bannock Street Boise Idaho 83712Voluntary non-profit - Private(208) 381-2222
  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - NampaAcute Care Hospitals 13.6 miles away4300 E Flamingo Ave Nampa Idaho 83687Voluntary non-profit - Church(208) 205-0050
  • St Luke's Nampa Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 17.23 miles away9850 W St Lukes Drive Ste 250 Nampa Idaho 83687Voluntary non-profit - Private(208) 505-2000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Table Rock Dialysis Center1.29 miles away5610 W Gage St, Suite B Boise Idaho 83706CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (208) 658-8111
  • Liberty Dialysis - Boise2.59 miles away1109 W Myrtle St Ste 120 Boise Idaho 83702Dialysis Stations: 12 (208) 333-8315
  • Liberty Dialysis - Meridian5.19 miles away3525 E Louise Dr Suite 100 Meridian Idaho 83642Dialysis Stations: 15 (208) 846-9815
  • Treasure Valley Dialysis Center5.52 miles away3045 E St. Lukes Street Ste 105 Meridian Idaho 83642CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (208) 887-2174
  • Liberty Dialysis - Nampa16.6 miles away280 West Georgia Avenue Nampa Idaho 83686CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (208) 463-8558
  • Nampa Dialysis Center17.13 miles away846 Parkcentre Way Nampa Idaho 83651Dialysis Stations: 15 (208) 467-5180