Garden Village is a facility located in Yakima, Washington. This city has a total of 126,248 people. With an overall score of C, this is likely a middle of the pack facility. This grade is not too far off the city grade for Yakima, which is a B-. The best part of this facility's report card was its exemplary inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next section.
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it received an excellent inspection grade. In fact, its inspection score was far superior to its overall grade. In the inspections category, we gave this facility an A. Inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place received 11 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to resident health or safety. A few minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Short-term Care Quality
The next highest category we awarded this facility in any area came in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a C. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to forge a valuable barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at the nursing home's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The final measure we assessed in this area is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded its third highest category grade in the category of long-term care. We gave this nursing home a C in this category, which is an acceptable grade. If you are looking for anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care ratings. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. Frankly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated 50.152905 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly below the national average. On a more positive note, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Switching gears to the next category, this nursing home was awarded an acceptable nursing grade of C. Our nursing rating is based on several data points, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This figure is significantly below the national average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place actually fared better in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it scored well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is every bit as important as the quantity of hours of care offered.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Garden Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Garden Village, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percent of long-term patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Garden Village, 3.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Garden Village, 2.22% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Garden Village, 13.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Garden Village, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Garden Village, 13.68% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression could imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Garden Village, 93.98% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Garden Village, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Garden Village, 23.27% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Garden Village, 0.96 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Garden Village, 23.27 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Garden Village, 11.24 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Yakima, WA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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