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Rockwood at Whitworth

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Jul 1, 2021 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: BMay 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+Sep 20: B+Oct 20: B+Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: A
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Rockwood at Whitworth's website

101 East Hawthorne Road,
Spokane WA 99218

(866) 716-5470

40% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Rockwood at Whitworth has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Rockwood at Whitworth is in the large metropolitan area of Spokane, Washington. We gave this facility a very respectable overall score of A. In fact, we ranked it as the best facility in Spokane. Even in a city offering 14 nursing homes, this facility looks like a great option. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category scores, which are also quite good. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy


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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of long-term care. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections rating. Nursing scores are mostly associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Turning our next category, this nursing home received a top-shelf short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- in that category. In our short-term care category, we endeavor to craft a sound gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze the facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B-plus

Finishing off its excellent profile, this nursing home also performed well in the area of inspections. In fact, we gave it a score of B+ for that category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This place was assessed 12 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Rockwood at Whitworth Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 7.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 2.86% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who had falls leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 2.28% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 13.8% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 12.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 13.74% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 93.71% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 13.94% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 21.78% Percentage of Residents

This is the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 21.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Rockwood at Whitworth, 74.42% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with better rehabilitation services.

Scores for Spokane, WA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • Fmc Spokane Kidney Center10.11 miles away610 S Sherman Ave Suite 101 Spokane Washington 99202CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (509) 473-1010
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