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.
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Colville Tribal Convalescent C
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - Federal
- Secure Memory Care
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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On top of earning a strong overall score, this facility also earned an impressive nursing grade this year. We gave them one of our better grades in that area, with a B+. Our nursing score focuses on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of licensure 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 nursing home 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 avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its profile, this facility also received a score of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is a well above average grade in this category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to formulate a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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This nursing home earned a very good government inspection report this year as well. It earned one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place received 9 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This indicates that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to resident safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
Our final area is long-term care, where we awarded this nursing home a B- in that area. In the area of long-term care, we focus on the amount of services offered by a nursing home, as opposed to more sophisticated services. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Thankfully, this facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is a very solid total. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colville Tribal Convalescent C Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 7.46% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who developed pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 2.29% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who have suffered from UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 13.89% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 12.61% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 13.28% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 92.89% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 14.67% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 18.81% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colville Tribal Convalescent C, 18.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.