George E Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home is a facility located in Ogden, Utah. This city has 186,422 people. This nursing home is an A+ rated facility, which is the most impressive rating that we offer. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top five percent of all facilities in the United States. Keep reading to see this facility's category grades, which are equally impressive. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.

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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: 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

On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Very few places fared this well in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively insignificant. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 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

One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. This proved to be its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A+. Our nursing score analyzes the facility's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the quantity of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides an incredible 4.8 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Out of this total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to providing high levels of nursing care, this place was also above average in several of the major quality-based metrics we assessed in this category. By way of illustration, it performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. These datapoints are generally reliable measures of the quality of nursing care a facility offers.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

This facility also was awarded a very impressive long-term care score. Indeed, this turned out to be this nursing home's third most impressive category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered after this facility's above average nursing hours is vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are a great way to avoid unnecessary deaths for the elderly. This combination proved to be effective as this facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.57 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 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

Moving on to the fourth area, this facility also performed well in the short-term care category. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- for this area. This rounded out truly elite report card. In computing our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This category is more often than not a reliable assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. One of this nursing home's strengths is it provides more than an hour of care per day from registered nurses per resident. This is really the gold standard for this metric, as it's about 50% higher than the average place's level of registered nurse staffing. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 42.9 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
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

George E Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.

Provider
A+
1.71%
State
B+
6.34%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care residents who experienced falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.

Provider
B+
2.55%
State
B
3.41%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for infections.

Provider
C
3.25%
State
B
2.76%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
B-
14.67%
State
B+
12.93%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are typically used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
B
19.34%
State
B-
22.87%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percentage of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. High levels of depression may be an indicator worse patient care.

Provider
D
15.68%
State
B-
7.89%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
A
100%
State
B-
83.76%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's health.

Provider
A
8.99%
State
B+
12.51%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
F
7.55%
State
B-
15.68%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.

Provider
A+
0.59
State
A-
1.2
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.

Provider
A+
7.55
State
B+
15.68
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A
5.12
State
B
10.13
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.

Provider
B+
74.07%
State
B
67.37%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Mckay Dee Hospital 7.21 mi
4401 Harrison Boulevard Ogden Utah 84403
(801) 387-2800
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Ogden Regional Medical Center 8.12 mi
5475 South 500 East Ogden Utah 84405
(801) 479-2111
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Davis Hospital and Medical Center 13 mi
1600 West Antelope Drive Layton Utah 84041
(801) 807-7001
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Brigham City Community Hospital 14.87 mi
950 South Medical Drive Brigham City Utah 84302
(435) 734-9471
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Layton Hospital 15.55 mi
201 West Layton Parkway Layton Utah 84041
(801) 543-6703
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Weber Valley Dialysis (Dva) 1.42 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
1920 W 250 N Ogden Utah 84404
(801) 731-4178
Pleasant View Dialysis Center 2.1 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
2715 N Highway 89 Ogden Utah 84414
(801) 737-9555
Fresenius Kidney Care-Pleasant View 2.17 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
1735 W 2700 N Ogden Utah 84404
(801) 737-9664
Liberty Dialysis South Ogden Home 6.31 mi
Dialysis Stations: 1
475 East 40th Street Ogden Utah 84403
(801) 627-2886
Mark Lindsay Dialysis Center 6.94 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
1154 E Country Hills Dr Ogden Utah 84405
(801) 479-4460
Liberty Dialysis - Ogden (Fmc) 7.63 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
4780 Old Post Rd Ogden Utah 84403
(801) 394-1230
Bonneville Dialysis Center 8.16 mi
Dialysis Stations: 33
5575 S 500 E Ogden Utah 84405
(801) 479-0351
Liberty Dialysis - Layton (Fmc) 12.86 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
2132 N 1700 W Ste 120 Layton Utah 84041
(801) 779-6100