Haven of Safford is located in Safford, Arizona. This city has a total of 19,677 people. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of the highest grades we offer. A score in this range requires top-notch marks across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top quarter of all facilities in the country. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Haven of Safford
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a quality overall score, this facility also earned excellent inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our highest grades in that area, with an A-. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are quite minor. This nursing home was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a very impressive long-term care score. Indeed, this is its second most impressive category grade. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of A-. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 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 computing our nursing scores, we factor in both staffing levels and the skill levels of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of turning patients at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last area, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for its short-term care score. This finished off an elite report card. Our short-term care ratings are important for residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. This means a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Haven of Safford Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Haven of Safford, 8.99% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Haven of Safford, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Haven of Safford, 1.4% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percent of long-term stay patients who had a UTI. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Haven of Safford, 11.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Haven of Safford, 17.9% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Haven of Safford, 3.74% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Haven of Safford, 74.57% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Haven of Safford, 12.93% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Haven of Safford, 15.66% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Haven of Safford, 15.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Haven of Safford, 11.86 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Haven of Safford, 75.23% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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