Friendship Villa is a nursing home in Miles City, Montana. The city has 11,404 people. It looks like this nursing home is one of the higher-graded nursing homes we looked at. A score in this range requires first-rate marks across the board. We simply can not say enough good things about this facility. If you look below, you can see this nursing home's category grades, which are also quite good.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Montana Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is it earned a very impressive grade in inspections. Inspections ended up being its best category. In this area, we awarded this nursing home an A. Our inspection grades are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
This facility also was dominant in the area of long-term care, where it received a score of A-. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.28571 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. In determining our nursing ratings, we weigh both staffing levels and the training levels of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we assessed, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility wrapped up a very strong profile. Our short-term care grade is often used to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Friendship Villa Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Friendship Villa, 6.52% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients that developed pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Friendship Villa, 5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients which experienced falls which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Friendship Villa, 6.43% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term patients that had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Friendship Villa, 16.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Friendship Villa, 16.43% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Friendship Villa, 13.28% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Friendship Villa, 99.64% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Friendship Villa, 12.5% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Friendship Villa, 12.4% of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility.
In Friendship Villa, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Friendship Villa, 12.4% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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