With an address in Seattle, Washington, Bailey-Boushay House is on a list of 26 nursing homes located in the city. This proved to be a well above average facility, with an overall grade of B+. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. If you look further down this page, you will see this facility's category grades, which are also strong.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2720 East Madison,
Seattle WA 98112
74.28% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Medical Transportation
- Wound Care
- Mental Health
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Washington Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Washington Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall score, this nursing home fared even better in our inspections category which is associated with the nursing home's recent inspections. We gave it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this nursing home's other strengths is its elite long-term care score. It received one of our best grades in that area, with a score of A-. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the factors we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 96.460175 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the elderly population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. In our short-term care score, we seek to forge a sound measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze the facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The final area we assessed was nursing. This nursing home was given a strong nursing rating this year, with a B. This facility truly didn't have any weaknesses. Our nursing grade analyzes the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bailey-Boushay House Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bailey-Boushay House, 7.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients that developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bailey-Boushay House, 2.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bailey-Boushay House, 2.28% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of long-term patients who sustained UTI's. While more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bailey-Boushay House, 13.8% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bailey-Boushay House, 12.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bailey-Boushay House, 13.74% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bailey-Boushay House, 93.71% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bailey-Boushay House, 13.94% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bailey-Boushay House, 21.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that mobility is vital to residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bailey-Boushay House, 21.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Scores for Seattle, WA
- 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
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