With an address in Mercer Island, Washington, Covenant Living at the Shores is the only option we found there. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is an elite rating. You really can not do much better than this facility. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive. It is hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Covenant Living at the Shores
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a strong facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in the category of short-term care, where it received an A+. Few facilities fared better in this category. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to forge a meaningful measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at a nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility received quality marks in the category of long-term care. For this reason, it was given one of our highest scores in that category with a grade of A+. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we concluded our assessment of the amount of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly is often a deadly condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility does not roll the dice on this issue. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. We weighed the qualifications of nurses employed by the facility, as well as the quantity of time those nurses were with residents, in determining our grade in this category. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 facility Washington in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving patients more frequently.
In the last category we assessed, this facility received a decent score in inspections as well. In fact, we awarded it a score of B for that category. This facility didn't have any major weak links. Our inspection ratings are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Covenant Living at the Shores Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of long-term patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 3.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that sustained falls leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 2.22% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 13.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 13.68% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 93.98% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence. Many would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 23.27% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Some experts argue that mobility is critical to residents' physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 23.27 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 11.24 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Covenant Living at the Shores, 74.06% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.
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