Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center is an average-sized hospital-based facility located in Cody, Wyoming. With an B+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top third of all facilities in the country. Based on our ratings, you can do much worse than this nursing home. Keep reading to see this facility's category grades, which are also strong. It is hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
707 Sheridan Avenue,
Cody WY 82414
55.53% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home received a strong overall grade as described above, but we especially wanted to point out its excellent nursing score. We awarded them an A- in this category. Our nursing score looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home 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 country 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 by having a policy of moving patients even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to this nursing home's list of accomplishments, it also was awarded a superb long-term care score. We gave them an elite grade of A- in this area. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. Once we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.283264 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia tragically can be a deadly illness for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was short-term care. This facility was awarded an above average short-term care score this year, with a B. This nursing home truly does not have any weaknesses. Short-term care grades are typically used to grade a facility's rehabilitation services. To have good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this facility's patients 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, 5.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 4.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents that sustained a fall which caused major injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 3.51% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 19.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 14.88% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 5.95% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression may imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 96.71% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 14.9% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 17.03% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 1.06 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 17.03 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 usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 13.34 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cody Regional Health Long Term Care Center, 77.84% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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