Battle Mountain General Hospital is a senior living facility in Battle Mountain, Nevada, which has 5,358 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A grade of this caliber requires strong marks in most areas. As far as we can see, this nursing home looks like a good fit for quite a few people. This facility's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Battle Mountain General Hospital
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Wound Care
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall grade, this facility earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. The nursing score consists of quite a few datapoints, however, the paramount one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a favorable long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. After assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 97.64706 percent of its patients for pneumonia. 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. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility also performed well in our inspection category, which is based on the nursing home's recent government inspection reports. We gave it an impressive grade of B+ for that category, which is one of our best scores. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its government 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 government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next area, this nursing home was given a highly favorable short-term care rating. We awarded it a B+ in this category, wrapping up one of our better report cards. In computing our short-term care scores, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to formulate a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Battle Mountain General Hospital Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 10.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 1.75% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls which result in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 2.42% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents who had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be a sign of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 13.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 17.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 3.19% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 77.28% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 14.36% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 22.51% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Some experts would argue that mobility is critical to patients physical and mental health.
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 1.18 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Battle Mountain General Hospital, 22.51 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
- Battle Mountain General HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away535 South Humboldt Street Battle Mountain Nevada 89820Government - Hospital District or Authority(775) 635-2550