Located in Bellevue, Idaho, Bell Mountain Village & Care Center is the sole nursing home we identified in the area. This is an A rated facility. This facility received one of the top grades we offer. A score in this range requires first-rate marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the country. This facility was also given strong grades in all four of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Bell Mountain Village & Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
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Best Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this facility also performed well in our long-term care category, where it earned an impressive grade of A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. For long-term care residents, the primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we assessed the volume of nursing care, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 88.39286 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's government inspections. Places that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. 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. In computing a facility's nursing score, we look at the amount of time nurses spend with patients and the levels of training of those nurses. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place Idaho in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving patients even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our final area, this facility also excelled in the short-term care category. We awarded it a grade of B+ in that area. This finalized a very impressive profile. Our short-term care grade is commonly used to measure a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To provide quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents who developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 7.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are often associated with lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Better hygiene protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 27.27% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay patients which are given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 16.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 2.94% of Patients
This is the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 89.2% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 18.02% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 16.17% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bell Mountain Village & Care Center, 16.17% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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