Myrtle Point Care Center is a small facility located in Myrtle Point, Oregon. With an overall score of B, this nursing home is a great option. Based on our assessment, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its nursing grade. We discuss nursing in the next section
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Myrtle Point Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a strong overall grade, this facility performed well in our nursing category. We awarded it an A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. The nursing score includes a number of factors. The most important variable is the quantity of hours nurses spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics 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 nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a resident more often.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to this facility's list of accomplishments, it also received a high-end short-term care score. We gave them an elite grade of A- in this category. In determining our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This category is more often than not a useful assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we assessed in this area is the number of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best category ended up being long-term care. In that category, we gave this facility a B-. Our long-term care grade is often used to gauge a nursing home's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services provided by a rehabilitation facility. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 91.52542 percent of its residents, which is slightly less than we were hoping for. Nevertheless, this place excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Finally, turning to inspections, we gave this facility a C. Our inspection score is based on the nursing home's inspections. While this is not a bad grade, it is this facility's weakest link. Our inspection grades are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key item to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to resident safety. This place was assessed 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were in categories G through L. This tells you CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to be an imminent danger to patient health or safety. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Myrtle Point Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 9.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 2.43% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often caused by lower quality nursing care. More supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 2.67% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 15.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 12.62% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 6.44% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 92.26% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 12.97% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 18.46% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Myrtle Point Care Center, 18.46 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
- Coquille Valley Hospital DistrictCritical Access Hospitals 8.18 miles away940 East 5th Street Coquille Oregon 97423Government - Hospital District or Authority(541) 396-3101
- Southern Coos Hospital & Health CenterCritical Access Hospitals 13.57 miles away900 11th Street Se Bandon Oregon 97411Government - Hospital District or Authority(541) 347-2426