Canyon Rim Care Center is in Salt Lake City, Utah, which has quite a few nursing homes. We gave this facility an overall grade of D. A grade of this caliber generally indicates some red flags. We rated this as one of the bottom five rated nursing homes in Salt Lake City. With countless other nursing homes in the city, you should be able to do better. The best thing we can really say about this facility is that it did not receive any F's in any of the categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Canyon Rim Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Note: Canyon Rim Care Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Although we did not rate this facility well overall, we want to note its decent government inspection reports in recent years. We awarded it a relatively respectable score of B- in this category. We would argue that one of the most important factors in evaluating an inspection report is deficiencies. In this regard, we especially look at the severity of those deficiencies. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.
This nursing home actually received a decent grade in the area of nursing as well. We awarded it a grade of B- for that category, which is not a bad score. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses spent with patients, in calculating our score in this area. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home excelled in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it scored well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we analyzed is short-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home a decent grade of B-. In computing our short-term care grades, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to formulate a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. We were surprised to find that this place was below average in the two key staffing areas we assessed. It offered fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually well below average.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the final area, this nursing home was awarded an acceptable long-term care grade of C. In forming these long-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. We were a bit concerned this facility vaccinated 88.54626 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is quite a few points lower than the national average. Nevertheless, this nursing home was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Canyon Rim Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 6.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 3.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 2.65% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for treating several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 21.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 10.85% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 83% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 14% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 18.79% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 18.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Canyon Rim Care Center, 72.2% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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