Lewiston of Cascadia is an average-sized nursing home located in Lewiston, Idaho. Featuring an overall score of A-, this nursing home is one of the higher-graded nursing homes we assessed. We rated this facility as one of the 50 best facilities in Idaho. This facility also received very consistent grades in all four of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
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Lewiston of Cascadia
- 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 - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing rating. We looked at the licensure of nurses at the facility, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses spent with residents, in determining our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 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 facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Adding to this nursing home's impressive resume, we gave this nursing home an A- for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category typically have few severe deficiencies. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means CMS did not consider 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.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third area, this nursing home was given a strong long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A- in this category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.54751 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a life or death ailment for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home does not leave its residents vulnerable. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is this nursing home's poorest category. However, even its lowest point would likely be a highlight for most facilities. In fact, we gave it a favorable grade of B for our short-term care category. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is often a fair measure of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lewiston of Cascadia Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 6.47% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 3.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 2.4% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 18.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 14.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 8% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 88.64% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 12.92% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required increased 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 decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 14.54% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 0.93 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 14.54 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand 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 Lewiston of Cascadia, 13.4 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lewiston of Cascadia, 77.14% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Lewiston, ID
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Lewiston, Idaho has 3 other nursing homes
- St Joseph Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.87 miles away415 Sixth Street Lewiston Idaho 83501Voluntary non-profit - Private(208) 799-5300
- Tri-State Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 3.32 miles away1221 Highland Avenue Clarkston Washington 99403Voluntary non-profit - Private(509) 758-5511