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Colville Tribal Convalescent C

  • Nursing Home
  • Adult Day Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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Colville Tribal Convalescent C's website

PO Box 150,
Nespelem WA 99155

(509) 634-2878

64.09% estimated occupancy 1

Colville Tribal Convalescent C is in Nespelem, Washington, a city with 1,350 people. This nursing home was given an overall grade of B, which is favorable grade. In our view, this facility is a solid choice for quite a few people. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - Federal
  • Secure Memory Care 

Specialized Services

  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that area, we gave this facility an A-. Our nursing grade assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility also received an impressive short-term care score. In fact, we gave it an above average grade of B+ in this area. In determining our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is generally a solid assessment of a facility's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

This facility was given its next most favorable category grade in the category of long-term care. We awarded this facility a grade of B- in this area, which is a respectable score. For long-term care residents, the primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. We were pleased to learn that this facility vaccinates 98.21429 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: C

Turning our final category, inspections proved to be this nursing home's weakest link. It earned a C in this area. Inspection ratings are based on a nursing home's government inspection reports. Our inspection scores are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key item to look for on these reports. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to the well being of residents. This facility had 9 deficiencies on its government inspection report, but none were in any of the categories labeled G through L. This indicates this facility avoided the more significant categories of deficiencies. We really didn't find anything on this facility's inspection report to be overly concerning.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Colville Tribal Convalescent C Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 7.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 2.86% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who have suffered falls which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 2.28% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with lower quality nursing care. However, this metric can also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 13.8% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic gauges the percent of long-term patients that were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 12.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 13.74% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 93.71% of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 13.94% Percentage of Patients

This is the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 21.78% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.


Grade: A

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 21.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.