Bend Transitional Care is a small nursing home located in Bend, Oregon. Sporting an overall rating of B, this facility is a quality choice. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. The best part of this place's report card is is its short-term care grade. We discuss short-term care in the next paragraph.
Bend Transitional Care
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
900 Ne 27th Street,
Bend OR 97701
79.16% estimated occupancy 1
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a quality nursing home overall, this nursing home really excelled in the area of short-term care, where it earned an A-. Our short-term care grades are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. This facility excelled at the highest level in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered about 50% more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the average nursing home. This is an excellent sign. The last measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in Oregon in this area with 70.6 percent of its patients returning home.
In addition, this facility also received excellent government inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in that category, with an A-. Our inspection grades are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically 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. This particular nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. The nursing grade considers a host of subcategories. The most important factor is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This facility provides an incredible 4.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Out of this total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to providing high levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. For example, it performed as well as any facility in the state in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these metrics as good measures of the caliber of nursing care provided.
Long-term Care Quality
Our last area is long-term care, in which we gave this nursing home a B- in this category. In a long-term care setting, the primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. In addition to providing impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. This combination proved to be effective as this place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. 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.
Bend Transitional Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bend Transitional Care, 8.71% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bend Transitional Care, 2.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents that suffered falls leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bend Transitional Care, 2.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bend Transitional Care, 15.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bend Transitional Care, 12.16% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bend Transitional Care, 5.45% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many argue that this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bend Transitional Care, 93.41% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bend Transitional Care, 13.96% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bend Transitional Care, 23.95% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bend Transitional Care, 23.95 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bend Transitional Care, 14.34 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bend Transitional Care, 76.21% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.