Richmond Beach Rehab is a nursing home in Seattle, Washington which has 837,792 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of D. A score in this range generally suggests a few red flags. We rated this as one of the five worst rated facilities in Seattle. With countless other facilities in the city, you may simply want to look elsewhere. If you aren't deterred by this place's profile, you can continue reading to find out about its category grades. We discuss nursing in the next section.
Richmond Beach Rehab
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
19235 - 15th Avenue Northwest,
Seattle WA 98177
71.21% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
While we were not complementary of this nursing home's overall score, it actually earned an impressive nursing rating this year. We gave it a B in this area. Nursing grades are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provided 4.1 hours of nursing care per patient each day, which was above average. Finally, this nursing home also performed well in many of the quality-based metrics we looked at. For example, in terms of the number of its residents suffering falls leading to serious injury, this nursing home outpaced the national average. This is usually a reliable indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's more impressive category scores came in the category of short-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a B. It actually outperformed most facilities in this category. In our short-term care rating, we endeavor to create a valuable barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze the nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides a greater volume of physical therapist hours to its residents than the average nursing home. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that it performed better than most facilities in this area with 50.8 percent of its patients returning home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's second lowest score is long-term care, where it earned just a D in that category. This is a well below average score. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means the nursing home did not perform well in our quality measures relating to patient care. After considering the volume of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 91.55844 percent of its residents for pneumonia. To our surprise, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.28 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This was its best score in this category.
In our last category of inspections, this facility received a terrible score. We weight this grade more heavily than other categories. For nursing homes that received this bad of an inspection score, we recommend scrutinizing any severe deficiencies on its inspection report. This particular nursing home was assessed a category G through L deficiency, which rank among the more serious categories of deficiencies. This generally indicates that the deficiencies uncovered by inspectors had potential to pose actual harm to patients. Finally, this facility also received 13 substantiated complaints in recent years. This is yet another bad sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Richmond Beach Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 3.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 2.25% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents who suffered from a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 13.73% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 12.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 14.66% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 93.57% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 13.88% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 23.08% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some believe that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 0.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 23.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 11.09 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Richmond Beach Rehab, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Seattle, WA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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