Located in Bellevue, Idaho, Bell Mountain Village & Care Center is the sole nursing home we identified in the area. This facility was given an A- overall, which is very good grade. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. This nursing home was also given phenomenal grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Bell Mountain Village & Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. There are numerous subcategories within this area. Most of the criteria are tied to nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning a resident even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its impressive accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for our short-term care rating. In calculating our short-term care scores, we analyze a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is typically a meaningful measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Another quality feature of this nursing home is its inspection rating. In that category, we awarded this nursing home an A-. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we graded is long-term care. In that area, we gave this facility an above average grade of B. For long-term care residents, the primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we concluded our assessment of the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 93.333336 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bell Mountain Village & Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 5.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients which are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 2.27% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 18.17% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 16.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 7.56% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Many would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 89.26% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 13.51% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 19.45% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 0.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 19.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 75.39% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
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