With over 25 nursing homes to choose from having an address in Seattle, Washington, Fircrest School, Pat N is one of many choices here. With an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most people. Indeed, this is one of the fifteen highest rated nursing homes in the city. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 92 Beds

CCRC :

Government - State

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

To go along with its strong overall score, we awarded this nursing home an A for our nursing grade. Our nursing rating considers a number of factors. The most important variable is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics 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.

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

This nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections. We gave it an A- for that category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite insignificant. This particular nursing home received 7 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This nursing home is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this category. Our short-term care scores are thought to be most important for folks requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. We were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last item we considered in this category is the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: CAug 20: D
Historical

The last category we graded was long-term care, which was this facility's worst area. We awarded this facility a D in that category. However, you shouldn't assess this facility based only on a single category, as it had a few very strong scores in other categories. For prospective residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. After looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 98.06296 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is more than most nursing homes. Surprisingly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.71 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in the category weren't as favorable as these.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B+
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

Fircrest School, Pat N Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.

Provider
A+
0.87%
State
B+
6.51%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.

Provider
A+
0.48%
State
B+
3.03%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.

Provider
A-
1.21%
State
B
2.47%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.

Provider
F
30%
State
B
14.62%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
A+
8.5%
State
A-
12.27%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
B+
1.25%
State
B-
10.42%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
B+
99.03%
State
B
92.43%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the erosion of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
A-
10.99%
State
B+
13.68%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels.

Provider
D
10.93%
State
B
18.05%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
A
0.71
State
A-
1.28
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Provider
A
10.93
State
B
18.05
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

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