Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a large nursing home located in Seattle, Washington. This facility received an uninspiring overall grade of D in our grading scheme. Seattle received a city grade of B, so there are other options in the city worth considering. The only positive thing we can really say about this nursing home is that it did not receive any F's in in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
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Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
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
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Aquatic Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
While we were not complementary of this nursing home's overall performance, it actually received an impressive inspection report this year with few dings from the applicable government inspectors. As a result, it received one of our better grades in that category with a B. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. It is typically best to avoid facilities that had a long list of deficiencies. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's higher category grades was in the category of short-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B. It actually outpaced most facilities in this category. Short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best category was long-term care. We gave it a C in this area. This is basically a middle of the pack grade in this category. Long-term care grades focus on a nursing home's personal care rather than the skilled therapy or healthcare services that are critical to a skilled nursing facility. One of the datapoints we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccinations. Thankfully, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.24561 percent of its residents. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Turning to the next category, we awarded this nursing home a D in the area of nursing. This is the nursing home's weakest category rating. We assessed the skill-level of nurses working for the facility, as well as the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in determining our rating in this area. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. This facility performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9.68% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.51% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.49% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients that had urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 5.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.69% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.17% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents demonstrating signs of depression. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 89.91% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.14% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 33.42% of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 33.42% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.38% of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 74.85% of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Seattle, WA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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