Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care is located in Sundance, Wyoming, a city with 2,251 people. This facility is among the most elite nursing homes we found. It was given one of the top scores that we offer. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. Headlining this nursing home's exemplary profile is its long-term care rating, which we will address in the next section.
Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.92473 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing grade is largely based on the facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Does this page answer your questions about Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care?
Adding yet another impressive category grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite minor. While this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we rated is short-term care, where this facility was awarded a grade of B+. This finished off an elite report card. Not many nursing homes received a B+ or higher in every single category. Our short-term care ratings are arguably most meaningful for patients in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically mandates more skilled nursing. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 6.07% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 4.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 3.68% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 18.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 14.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 5.34% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression. High levels of depression may be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 95.12% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 15.53% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating. Many in the industry would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 1.07 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crook County Medical Services District Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
- Crook County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away713 Oak Street Sundance Wyoming 82729Government - Hospital District or Authority(307) 283-3501