Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center is located in Cody, Wyoming. This city has 15,011 people. With an A- overall grade, we rated this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the United States. We couldn't find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its scores are as good as they get. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category scores, which are also quite good. It's hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
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Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
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
- Government - Hospital district
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Our nursing rating analyzes many datapoints, most of which are tied to quantities of 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the area of long-term care, where it was awarded a grade of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this area. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 95.04951 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we analyzed was short-term care. This facility was awarded an impressive nursing grade this year, with a grade of B. While this wasn't as dominant as several of its other category grades, this is nevertheless one of the better grades for this area. In determining these short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 7.07% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 3.75% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 4.38% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Closer supervision can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 21.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for treating a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 9.68% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 89.82% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 14.62% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 13.4% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels. Many would argue that mobility is vital to patients health.
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 1.11 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 13.4 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 12.36 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 77.28% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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