Foothills Rehabilitation Center is located in the large metropolitan area of Tucson, Arizona. Sporting an overall score of A-, this facility is among the higher-graded nursing homes we looked at. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 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 being a strong nursing home overall, it also earned A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections are nearly perfect. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively insignificant. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. Our nursing grade is primarily based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This place provides an incredible 4.9 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Out of this total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing impressive levels of care, this place was also above average in each of the major quality-based metrics we looked at in this category. It performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.

Short-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

This nursing home also was dominant in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Not many nursing homes fared better in this category. With our short-term care category, we strive to craft a fair barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess the nursing home's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of residents who returned home from the nursing home. We found that it performed better than most nursing homes in this area with 55.1 percent of its residents returning home. At most nursing homes, less than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: CMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The final area we scored was long-term care. In this area, we gave this facility a favorable grade of B. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is usually a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of really impressive nursing hour statistics, this nursing home's vaccination record was top notch also. Indeed, this facility vaccinated 97.35683 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
B+
National:
B
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Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Foothills Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
A-
5.07%
State
B
8.09%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients that suffered a fall leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.

Provider
A
1.54%
State
B+
2.57%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
B
1.99%
State
B+
1.87%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
A
7.92%
State
B+
11.98%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
D
28.86%
State
B+
17.65%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.

Provider
A
0.26%
State
A-
2.46%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.

Provider
B
97.87%
State
B
84.24%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
B-
17.28%
State
B+
12.56%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.

Provider
A-
21.33%
State
B
17.68%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
C
21.33
State
B
17.68
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
A+
0
State
B
10.2
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.

Provider
B
70.29%
State
B-
66.54%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

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Dialysis Stations: 12
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CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 25
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Tucson East Dialysis (Dva) 2.37 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 27
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Tucson Central Dialysis (Dva) 3.15 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
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(520) 325-3408
Banner University Medical Center Pediatric Outpatient Dialysis Unit 4.15 mi
Dialysis Stations: 4
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(520) 694-7176
Desert Dialysis Center (Dci) 4.17 mi
Dialysis Stations: 19
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(520) 327-0007
Tucson West Dialysis Center (Fmc) 5.79 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
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(520) 624-0266
South Tucson Dialysis (Fmc) 6.76 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
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