Everett Transitional Care Services is a small non-profit nursing home in Everett, Washington. Sporting an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective patients. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a good fit for quite a few people. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section
Everett Transitional Care Services
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
916 Pacific Avenue,
Everett WA 98201
78.7% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this facility performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes fared this well in this category. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. It doesn't look like we were able to find deficiency data for this nursing home. Without having deficiency related data for this nursing home, it is challenging to really assess it in the area of inspections.
Adding to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also received an excellent nursing grade. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Nursing ratings are based largely on nurse staffing levels. This nursing home offers 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day, of which more than an hour of those were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly skilled nurses. In calculating our nursing grades, we add more significance to hours performed by registered or licensed nurses. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning residents more often.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care grades in our assessment. In fact, we awarded it one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a score of B. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to assess a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to have highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This facility elevated its grade in this area by offering more care from registered nurses than a typical nursing home. The last measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is long-term care. We gave this nursing home a decent score in this area, with a grade of C. Although this was not as strong as several of this facility's other scores, it is nevertheless not the end of the world. In forming our long-term care scores, we analyze the facility's personal care services. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Everett Transitional Care Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 3.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 2.25% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 13.73% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 12.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 14.66% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 93.57% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 13.88% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 23.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 23.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Everett Transitional Care Services, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Everett, WA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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