2321 Schold Place Northwest, Silverdale WA 98383 · (360) 698-3930 · 91.91% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Northwoods Lodge is a small facility located in Silverdale, Washington. This nursing home proved to be an A+ rated facility, which is our most impressive rating. Based on our analysis, this place is really as good as it gets. Headlining this place's stellar profile is its short-term care rating, which you can find in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 47 Beds
For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ short-term care grade. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is often a solid measure of the facility's rehabilitation. This nursing home is the gold standard in terms of skilled nursing staffing. The facility supplied about 1.5 times as many registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than the typical nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who returned home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy, we found that it performed as well as just about any facility in the country in this area with 72.8 percent of its patients returning home.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Our nursing score is mostly tied to a nursing home's nurse staffing. This place boasts a really impressive 6 hours of nursing care per resident daily, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering high levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any nursing home in the state in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We look at these areas as predictive indicators of the caliber of nursing care provided.
Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to alert you to the fact that this nursing home was awarded a high-end grade of A in our long-term care category. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Turning to our inspection category, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an elite grade of A for that category. This wrapped up its straight A report card. Our inspection ratings account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Northwoods Lodge Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better