Crest Nursing Home is one of only three available nursing homes in Butte, Montana. With an overall grade of B+, this nursing home is one of the top 25 nursing homes in Montana. Based on the data we reviewed, you could do much worse than this nursing home. We were also pleased to find that this place didn't have any poor grades in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Crest Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This particular nursing home received 9 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so favorably is that it was given a dominant long-term care grade. Indeed, long-term care turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A-. Facilities that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 97.945206 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a favorable short-term care score. In fact, we gave it an above average score of B+ in this category. Short-term care ratings are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 5.4 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The last area we looked at was nursing. We gave this facility an acceptable score in that category, with a B-. Although this wasn't as strong as a few of this facility's other grades, it is nevertheless nothing to be ashamed of. We scrutinized the skill-level of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses spent with residents, in calculating our grade in this area. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day, which is a very low figure. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics. While this nursing home got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in a few of these quality measures. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed well in this metric. This can be a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of turning a resident more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crest Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crest Nursing Home, 8.97% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crest Nursing Home, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients which sustained falls leading to major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crest Nursing Home, 2.93% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crest Nursing Home, 16.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crest Nursing Home, 14.4% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crest Nursing Home, 4.23% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crest Nursing Home, 92.91% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crest Nursing Home, 15.58% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crest Nursing Home, 15.72% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Crest Nursing Home, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crest Nursing Home, 15.72 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crest Nursing Home, 12.39 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crest Nursing Home, 77.87% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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