Located in Rupert, Idaho, Countryside Care & Rehabilitation is the only option we identified in this area. This proved to be a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. You can definitely do much worse than this place. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Countryside Care & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1224 Eighth Street,
Rupert ID 83350
54.34% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Top Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a quality nursing home overall, this nursing home really excelled in nursing, where it received an A+. The nursing rating includes many subcategories, however, the main one is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.7 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility was given high grades in the category of short-term care as well. Consequently, we gave it one of our most superb grades in that category with a area of A. Our short-term care grades are considered to be most important for individuals requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our next category, this facility received a very impressive long-term care score. In that category, we awarded this facility a A-. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 98.93617 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In our last category, inspections proved to be this nursing home's worst grade. It received a C in this category. Inspection scores are based on a facility's inspections. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. This nursing home was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were in any of the categories labeled G through L. This indicates that this facility dodged the more significant classes of deficiencies. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Countryside Care & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 5.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay residents which had a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 2.48% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percent of long-term care residents who sustained a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 17.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 16.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 7.97% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 89.29% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 13.52% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of decline of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 18.02% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 0.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 18.02 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 11.12 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Countryside Care & Rehabilitation, 75.93% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with better rehabilitation.
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