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Mini-Cassia Care Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: C
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Mini-Cassia Care Center's website

1729 Miller Avenue,
Burley ID 83318

(208) 678-9474

72.64% estimated occupancy 1

Mini-Cassia Care Center is a small facility located in Burley, Idaho. This nursing home turns out to be a respectable facility, with an overall grade of C. Based on our assessment, this facility ought to be a solid choice for most people. The best part of this place's report card is is its nursing score. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A-. In computing our nursing ratings, we weigh both nursing hours and the training levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Additionally, we also wanted to point out that this nursing home received positive short-term care marks in this assessment. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. This proved to be the facility's second best score. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: C

Turning to the area of health inspections, we gave this nursing home a grade of C for our inspection category. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

The last category we looked at was long-term care, is this facility's least impressive category. We awarded this nursing home a D in that category. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is typically a bad sign for patient care and it may indicate that the place is not as well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 93.23672 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than many nursing homes. This is its best feature in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18May 23

Mini-Cassia Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 6.47% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term residents that have pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 3.9% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a fall leading to severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 2.4% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 18.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 14.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which were given antianxiety medication. These medications are typically prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 8% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing depressive symptoms. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 88.64% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 12.92% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 14.54% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.


Grade: A-plus

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 0.93 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Mini-Cassia Care Center, 14.54 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Cassia Regional HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.67 miles away1501 Hiland Avenue Burley Idaho 83318Voluntary non-profit - Private(208) 678-4444
  • Minidoka Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 8.29 miles away1224 8th Street Rupert Idaho 83350Government - Local(208) 436-0481

Nearby Dialysis

  • Burley Dialysis Center0.89 miles away741 N Overland Ave Burley Idaho 83318Dialysis Stations: 12 (208) 677-5483