Columbia Basin Care is an average-sized non-profit facility located in The Dalles, Oregon. This nursing home proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the best scores that we offer. As far as we can see, this nursing home looks like a no brainer for just about anybody. Headlining this place's stellar profile is its inspection rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Columbia Basin Care
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1015 Webber Road,
The Dalles OR 97058
60.55% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Oregon Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in The Dalles, Oregon Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Oregon Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in The Dalles, Oregon Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Oregon Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in The Dalles, Oregon Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this facility earned an excellent inspection report. Consequently, we gave it one of our highest grades in that area with an A. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its first-rate accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A for our long-term care rating. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.492386 percent of its patients, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly is often a life threatening health condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility does not roll the dice on this issue. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Our nursing rating is based on a variety of factors. The most important factor is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 place Oregon in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving patients at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category, this nursing home also was given an impressive short-term care score, with a grade of A-. This finished off a rare straight A report card. In determining our short-term care ratings, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to formulate a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Columbia Basin Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Columbia Basin Care, 8.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Columbia Basin Care, 2.43% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay residents that sustained a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Columbia Basin Care, 2.24% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric may be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Columbia Basin Care, 15.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating several conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Columbia Basin Care, 12.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Columbia Basin Care, 5.65% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. High levels of depression may be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Columbia Basin Care, 92.57% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Columbia Basin Care, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Columbia Basin Care, 22.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Columbia Basin Care, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Columbia Basin Care, 22.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Columbia Basin Care, 13.94 Percentage of Patients
This is 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 Columbia Basin Care, 75.47% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
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