Cherry Ridge of Cascadia is a small nursing home located in Emmett, Idaho. With an overall grade of B-, this is likely a decent nursing home. You could certainly do worse than this place. The best part of this nursing home's profile is is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Cherry Ridge of Cascadia
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
It should be noted that this facility's inspection grade outpaced its overall score. We gave it a B+ for its inspections rating, which is one of our better scores. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. A few relatively minor deficiencies aren't something to panic about.
This nursing home also received a strong grade in our nursing category. We awarded this nursing home an above average grade of B+ in this area. Our nursing rating is primarily associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, we also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home received positive short-term care marks in this assessment. We gave them one of our better grades in that category, with a grade of B+. Our short-term care scores are arguably more critical for those requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's weakest area is long-term care, which is the final category we looked at. For this area, we gave this nursing home a D. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a bad sign for patient care and it may indicate that the nursing home is not as well-staffed. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. We were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated 87.09677 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is quite a bit lower than the national average. Surprisingly, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than many nursing homes. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cherry Ridge of Cascadia Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 5.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 2.48% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 17.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 16.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 7.97% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 89.29% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 13.52% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 18.02% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Some argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 18.02 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cherry Ridge of Cascadia, 75.93% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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