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Mountain Valley of Cascadia

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: A-Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: ASep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A-May 21: A-Jun 21: A-Jul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: ANov 21: AJan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: AMay 22: A
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601 West Cameron Avenue,
Kellogg ID 83837

(208) 784-1283

88.23% estimated occupancy 1

Mountain Valley of Cascadia is a small nursing home located in Kellogg, Idaho. After receiving an A overall grade, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 25 facilities in Idaho. In our view, this facility would be a great choice for most people. This nursing home also received strong ratings in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this facility earned an A+ inspection score. This is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This facility also was superb in the area of long-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Only a select group of nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.79 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In addition, this facility also was awarded favorable short-term care grades in our assessment. In fact, we gave it one of our more favorable scores in that category, with a grade of B+. In calculating our short-term care grades, we scrutinize a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is more often than not a fair measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. This facility provided more physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most nursing homes. This is what we like to find when assessing a nursing home in this category. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed the majority of facilities in the nation in this area with 53.7 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

In our last area, we gave this nursing home a A+ for its nursing grade. This completed an elite profile. We assessed the skill-level of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in calculating our rating in this category. This particular nursing home provided 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed certain nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these statistics as reliable indicators of the caliber of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Mountain Valley of Cascadia Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 5.74% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 3.05% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a fall leading to serious injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 2.2% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 18.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 16.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 7.63% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 90.15% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 13.51% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of decline of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 19.49% Percentage of Residents

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

Hospitalizations

Grade: A

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 0.89 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to the physical health of residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 19.49 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 12.16 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 75.42% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.