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Eastern Montana Veterans Home

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Eastern Montana Veterans Home's website

2000 Montana Ave,
Glendive MT 59330

(406) 345-8855

63% estimated occupancy 1

Eastern Montana Veterans Home is an average-sized non-profit facility in Glendive, Montana. This facility appears to be among the higher-rated nursing homes we looked at. A grade in this range requires high-end scores across the board. In fact, this facility is one of the top 25 facilities in Montana. This also is a very consistent facility with consistently strong ratings in all four of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this facility an A- for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home also was given a very strong long-term care score. In fact, this ended up being this facility's second strongest category score. In that area, this facility received a score of A-. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 99.47644 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to avoid negative health outcomes for the aged 65 and up population. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home also was awarded a impressive short-term care grade. Indeed, this is its third best category score. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. With our short-term care assessment, we strive to craft a sound gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess a nursing home's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

In the last area, this nursing home also was given an impressive nursing rating, with a grade of A-. This completed a very strong profile. Our nursing grade analyzes the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of training of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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Eastern Montana Veterans Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 7.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: D

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 5.36% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 3.38% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 15.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 15.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This measures the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 5.4% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 93.07% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 15.83% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 20.1% Percentage of Residents

This is the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to the physical well-being of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Eastern Montana Veterans Home, 20.1 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.