Chinle Nursing Home is an average-sized nursing home located in Chinle, Arizona. We gave this facility an overall grade of C. A score of this caliber requires some decent marks. In our view, this facility ought to be a solid choice for most people. One of the highlights of this facility's profile is its impressive long-term care score, which you can find in the next section.
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Chinle Nursing Home
- 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
- Physical Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
We awarded this nursing home an A+ for our long-term care grade. This grade is far more impressive than the facility's overall score. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 96.666664 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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. In calculating a nursing home's nursing grade, we look at the number of hours nurses spend with residents as well as the levels of training of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's higher category grades was in the category of short-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. In forming these short-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last measure we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Moving on our final category of inspections, this facility received an F here. This score was detrimental to this facility's overall grade. When a place has this bad of an inspection rating, you should expect some severe deficiencies on its inspection report. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to the well being of residents. This facility had a category J or K deficiency, which are among the worst deficiencies. This generally means that inspectors uncovered a deficiency which puts patient safety or health in imminent danger. Finally, we also would like to point out that this place was assessed large government fines in recent years of over $100,000. This usually indicates that a nursing home's poor track record spanned several years.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chinle Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chinle Nursing Home, 8.99% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chinle Nursing Home, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care patients that have experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chinle Nursing Home, 1.4% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chinle Nursing Home, 11.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chinle Nursing Home, 17.9% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chinle Nursing Home, 3.74% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chinle Nursing Home, 74.57% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chinle Nursing Home, 12.93% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chinle Nursing Home, 15.66% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Chinle Nursing Home, 1.18 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chinle Nursing Home, 15.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.