Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing is located in the densely populated metropolitan area of Salt Lake City, Utah. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the road rating. This place has a few things going for it. The best part of this place's profile was is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
876 West 700 South,
Salt Lake City UT 84104
89.11% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a decent nursing home is it received a favorable inspection score. In this area, we gave this nursing home a B+. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This means CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B in that category, which is one of our better scores. Nursing scores are primarily based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 2.6 hours of nursing care per patient daily. At least one quarter of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. This is a high percentage of skilled nursing care. In computing our grades, we apply additional weight to hours provided by registered or licensed nurses. 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 place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning a resident more often.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third most favorable category ended up being its long-term care grade, where it received a grade of B-. Our long-term care grade is often used to score a facility's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services provided by a rehabilitation facility. One of the criteria we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccines. Frankly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to a relatively low 67.76859 percent of its residents. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we rated was short-term care. We gave this facility a grade of B- in this area. Short-term care ratings are crucial for patients needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a vast scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, about half of their patients are able to return home so this place is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 5.88% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 3.49% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 2.64% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 14.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 21.91% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 11.43% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 83.42% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 18.94% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pine Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing, 18.94 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Scores for Salt Lake City, UT
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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