Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation is a senior living facility in Blackfoot, Idaho, which has 27,021 people. With an overall grade of A+, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the 10 best facilities in Idaho. In addition, this is a hospital-based facility, which may add peace of mind for prospective residents with medical conditions frequently requiring hospitalization. This facility was also given phenomenal grades in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
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
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing rating. Our nursing rating is based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many elite grades, this facility was awarded an excellent long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in that area. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 94.05941 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Racking up another strong category grade, this nursing home also excelled in inspections, where it earned an A. Few facilities fared better in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through 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.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our short-term care score. This rounded out a very strong profile. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to assess a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to have better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return 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, 5.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents which suffer from pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.48% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced urinary tract infections. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 17.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 16.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents which are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 7.97% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 89.29% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 13.52% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating. Many in the industry would argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 18.02% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 18.02 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 11.12 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, 75.93% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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