Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care is a facility in Salt Lake City, Utah which has a population of 594,043 people. This nursing home turns out to be a solid facility, with an overall grade of B-. The nursing homes in Salt Lake City received quality grades across the board with a city grade of a B. More information on this nursing home's category grades may be found below. Its best category was short-term care, which is discussed in the next section.
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Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated May 1, 2020 by Nick Lata
Note: Data for Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home really excelled in our short-term care rating. In fact, we gave it an A for that category, which is one of our best scores. This really boosted its profile. Short-term care grades are crucial for individuals in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires additional highly-skilled nursing services. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. It doesn't look like this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The final measure we considered in this area is the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
We also want to emphasize this facility's nearly flawless inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor dings aren't something to panic about.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home in any area came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of C. Our nursing category consists of many datapoints, many of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This place provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is a lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this place actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is usually a good indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was long-term care, which proved to be this nursing home's worst area. Sadly, it received an abysmal F in this area, which is clearly concerning. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. After we finished assessing the amount of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. We were optimistic to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 98.07692 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than most nursing homes. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 6.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 2.54% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percent of long-term care residents that had urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 15.2% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 21.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 11.45% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting signs of depression. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 80.77% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 13.95% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 14.91% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients mental and physical health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 14.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 13.64 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Capitol Hill Assisted Living & Memory Care, 71.49% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Salt Lake City, UT
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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