Hillside Heights Rehab Center is one of six nursing homes in Eugene, Oregon. With an overall score of B+, this facility should work for most people. In fact, we found this facility to be better than the majority of the nursing homes in Eugene, which has a city grade of B. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
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Hillside Heights Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a quality nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in nursing, where it received a grade of A-. The nursing category consists of several subcategories, many of which are tied to nursing hours. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home performed well in the area of short-term care. Indeed, we awarded it a score of A- for that category, which happens to be one of our most elite scores. Our short-term care grades are likely more meaningful for residents in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 5.5 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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This facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of B+. Few facilities performed better in this area. Inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient health or safety. A few relatively minor deficiencies aren't necessarily something to panic about.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we assessed was long-term care, where this facility was given a C. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's least impressive category. This is still not a bad grade. Our long-term care grade is typically used to judge a facility's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services offered by a skilled nursing facility. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Thankfully, this nursing home vaccinated 99.42197 percent of its patients, which is a very solid percentage. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hillside Heights Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 9.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 2.43% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents which had a fall which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 2.67% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 15.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 12.62% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 6.44% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 92.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 12.97% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 18.46% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 18.46 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 14.28 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hillside Heights Rehab Center, 77% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
Scores for Eugene, OR
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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