Located in Orem, Utah, Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is one of four available nursing homes in the area. This nursing home proved to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is a good fit for most people. The best part of this facility's impressive profile was its nursing rating. We discuss nursing in the next section
Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
575 East 1400 South,
Orem UT 84097
53.58% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall score, this nursing home earned a B+ for its nursing rating. This is an above average score in this category. Nursing ratings are based in large part on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to 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
Another one of this facility's above average category grades came in the area of short-term care. We gave them one of our stronger scores in that area, with a grade of B+. In the category of short-term care, we try to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Moving on to another of this facility's strengths, it also earned a very impressive inspection grade. Inspections turned out to be one of its best category grades. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. Inspection grades are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our last area, we gave this nursing home a grade of D in our long-term care category. This is the facility's weakest category rating. Unfortunately, this grade hurt the nursing home's overall grade to some degree. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is often a bad sign for resident care and it may mean that the nursing home is not as well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we concluded our assessment of the volume of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. We were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated only 79.347824 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 6.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 3.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.65% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 21.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 10.85% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 83% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 14% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18.79% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels.
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 0.9 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 10.55 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 72.2% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Orem, UT
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Orem, Utah has 3 other nursing homes
- Utah Valley HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.79 miles away1034 North 500 West Provo Utah 84604Voluntary non-profit - Private(801) 373-7850
- Orem Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.54 miles away331 North 400 West Orem Utah 84057Voluntary non-profit - Private(801) 714-3300
- Timpanogos Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.33 miles away750 West 800 North Orem Utah 84057Proprietary(801) 714-6800
- Utah State HospitalPsychiatric 3.57 miles away1300 East Center Street Provo Utah 84605Government - State(801) 344-4400
- American Fork HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.87 miles away170 North 1100 East American Fork Utah 84003Voluntary non-profit - Private(801) 855-3305
- Mountain View HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15.79 miles away1000 East 100 North Payson Utah 84651Proprietary(801) 465-7100
- University of Utah Provo Dialysis Center1.34 miles away1675 N Freedom Blvd Ste 15 Provo Utah 84604Dialysis Stations: 14 (801) 373-0169
- Utah Valley Dialysis (Dva)1.64 miles away1055 N 500 W Ste 221 Provo Utah 84604CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (801) 373-5400
- Fresenius Kidney Care Utah Valley1.84 miles away121 S Orem Blvd Orem Utah 84058Dialysis Stations: 13 (801) 802-3852
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- Davita Mt. Nebo Dialysis14.65 miles away555 W Sr 164 Suite 101 Salem Utah 84653Dialysis Stations: 12 (801) 798-7903
- Payson Regional Dialysis16.92 miles away15 S 1000 E Ste 50 Payson Utah 84651Dialysis Stations: 12 (801) 465-2060