Discovery Rehabilitation and Living is located in Salmon, Idaho, a city with a population of 6,270 people. This nursing home is a grade A facility, which is a dominant grade. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. We also gave this facility impressive grades in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to a phenomenal overall grade, this facility also received A+ nursing grade. In computing our nursing grades, we weigh both nursing hours and the training levels of the nurses. This facility offers extremely high levels of nursing care, averaging 5.2 hours per resident each day. This is more nursing care than nearly any other facility provides. Finally, this facility also excelled in several of the quality measures we looked at. With fewer than five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Contributing to its dominant resume, this nursing home also performed well in our short-term care area. In fact, we gave it a score of A in the category. Our short-term care grades are thought to be more meaningful for residents in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing. This means not just nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. This nursing home offered more physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than most nursing homes. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that it fared better than most facilities in this area with 53.8 percent of its residents returning home.

Facility Inspections

A
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Historical

This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The final category we assessed was long-term care. This nursing home was awarded a better than average nursing score this year, with a grade of B. Although this is not as dominant as a few of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of the more impressive grades in this category. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. After assessing the very impressive nursing hours and other staffing provided by this facility, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the average nursing home. This combination proved to be effective as this place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Discovery Rehabilitation and Living Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
A
2.86%
State
A-
4.85%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that have sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing ratings.

Provider
D
6.98%
State
B+
2.89%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
2.43%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A+
2.33%
State
B
17.7%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
B+
16.28%
State
B+
18.02%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
D
7.59%
State
B
5.1%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percent of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
88.79%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence.

Provider
A-
11.63%
State
B+
13.84%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
B
15.98%
State
B
17.4%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.

Provider
A-
1.15
State
A-
1.12
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
15.98
State
B
17.4
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.

Provider
A+
4.52
State
B-
11.4
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Steele Memorial Medical Center 0.22 mi
203 South Daisy Street Salmon Idaho 83467
(208) 756-5600
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