Beacon Hill Rehabilitation is one of a mere three nursing homes in Longview, Washington. This nursing home is an A rated facility. It was given one of the top scores that we offer. A score in this range requires first-rate marks across the board. We really can't say enough great things about this place. As you will find below, this facility performed equally well in our category ratings. We gave it a straight A report card!
Beacon Hill Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
128 Beacon Hill Drive,
Longview WA 98632
77.46% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Lymphedema Care
Top Nursing Home in Washington Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our short-term care category. In the area of short-term care, we seek to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Turning to inspections, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. We awarded it an A for that category. Our inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you CMS 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.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. When determining a facility's nursing grade, we assess the quantity of hours nurses are caring for patients and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
In the last category we graded, this nursing home received a very favorable grade of A in our long-term care category. With this score, the nursing home finished off a straight A profile. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 97.278915 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Beacon Hill Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 7.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 2.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often caused by lower quality nursing care. More supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 2.28% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who sustained a UTI. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 13.8% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 12.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 13.74% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 93.71% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 13.94% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 21.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels.
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 21.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 10.98 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Beacon Hill Rehabilitation, 74.42% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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