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Fircrest School, Pat N

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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15230-15th Northeast,
Seattle WA 98155

(206) 361-3511

91.09% estimated occupancy 1

Fircrest School, Pat N is in Seattle, Washington, which turns out to have an abundance of nursing homes. This facility received an extremely impressive overall rating of A, making it ranked among the five highest rated nursing homes in the city. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this place. As you can find below, this facility also performed well in our category grades. It's hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.

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  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Government - State

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also found that this facility excelled in long-term care. We awarded them a grade of A+ in this area. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 95.08599 percent of its residents, which is better than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A. The nursing rating includes several datapoints. The most important factor is the amount of time nurses spent with residents. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Tallying another strong category grade, this facility also excelled in inspections, where it received an A. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are quite minor. This particular nursing home received 7 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the final category we assessed, this nursing home received a very favorable grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home completed a first-rate report card. In computing our short-term care ratings, we size up the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is generally a reliable assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last statistic we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Fircrest School, Pat N Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of a facility's nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 2.46% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a fall which caused major injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 5.16% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 22.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 12.04% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care patients who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are typically given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 0% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Some experts would argue this is a measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 97.54% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: F

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 28.83% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 19.7% of Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.


Grade: B-minus

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Fircrest School, Pat N, 19.7% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Scores for Seattle, WA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B

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