Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene is located in Coeur D Alene, Idaho. The city has a total of 54,386 people. Featuring an overall rating of A-, this turned out to be ranked among the top three facilities in the city. We really can not say enough great things about this place. The best part of this facility's strong report card is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section
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Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 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 Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great facility is that it earned a strong short-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be its best category. In that area, we gave this nursing home an A. Short-term care grades are generally employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. To offer quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Nursing scores are primarily associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place 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 generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning residents more frequently.
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In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an impressive grade of B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies aren't necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was long-term care. We gave this facility a solid grade in this category, with a grade of B-. Even though this wasn't as high as several of this nursing home's other grades, it is nevertheless not a terrible score. In computing our long-term care grades, we analyze the assistance with daily living offered to a nursing home's residents. After considering the amount of nursing care, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. We were optimistic to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 99.545456 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 4.73% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 1.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 0.96% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 12.73% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 6.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 2.39% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 97.05% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 16.99% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 25.27% of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to patients physical and mental well-being.
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 25.27% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 11.64% of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Life Care Center of Coeur D'alene, 65.03% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Coeur D Alene, ID
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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