Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation is a senior living facility in Blackfoot, Idaho, which has 27,021 people. This nursing home made our top 500 list of the top facilities in the nation. With more than 15,000 nursing homes in the country, this is an exclusive subset of nursing homes. In addition, this is a hospital-based nursing home, which may add peace of mind for prospective patients with medical conditions frequently requiring hospitalization. This facility also received strong scores in all four of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Top Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Blackfoot, Idaho Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Our nursing rating analyzes the facility's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses and the amount of time spent with residents. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, 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' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received an A+ long-term care grade, rendering it one of the few nursing homes to be awarded multiple A+ category grades. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 97.14285 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the senior population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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We awarded this facility an impressive grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we looked at, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of A in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home rounded out a straight A report card. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is considered to be a solid assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 6.47% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.4% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 18.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for treating several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 14.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 8% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 88.64% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 12.92% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 14.54% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 14.54 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 13.4 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 77.14% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements.
- Bingham Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away98 Poplar Street Blackfoot Idaho 83221Voluntary non-profit - Private(208) 785-3804
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