Cherry Ridge Center 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 Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a positive short-term care score. In fact, we gave them a B+ in this area, which happens to be one of our better. Our short-term care ratings are likely more critical for residents needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This means not only nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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In addition, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B in our nursing category. This is one of our better grades. We assessed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours those nurses were with residents, in determining our grade in this category. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of turning a resident at least once a day.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at is long-term care, proved to be this nursing home's least impressive category. We awarded this facility a grade of D in that category. This is one of just a few dings on a very solid report card. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category likely don't provide the kind of consistent 24/7 care that some other nursing homes offer. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 84.33735 percent of its residents. This is quite a bit lower than the national average. To our surprise, this nursing home was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cherry Ridge Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cherry Ridge Center, 5.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cherry Ridge Center, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cherry Ridge Center, 2.27% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who experienced UTI's. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cherry Ridge Center, 18.17% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cherry Ridge Center, 16.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cherry Ridge Center, 7.56% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cherry Ridge Center, 89.26% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cherry Ridge Center, 13.51% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cherry Ridge Center, 19.45% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cherry Ridge Center, 19.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient 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 Center, 75.39% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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