With an address in Selah, Washington, Selah Care and Rehabilitation is the lone facility we were able to find in this city. Sporting an overall grade of B+, this facility should work for most prospective residents. At the end of the day, this nursing home looks like a good fit for quite a few people. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its short-term care grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Selah Care and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Lata
Note: Data for Selah Care and Rehabilitation has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a quality nursing home overall, this facility excelled in our short-term care category, where it earned an A-. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. This proved to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this nursing home an A-. We looked at the skill-level of nurses at the facility, as well as the number of hours those nurses spent with residents, in computing our grade in this area. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of turning a resident more frequently.
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In addition, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an impressive grade of B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are quite minor. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed turned out to be this nursing home's worst area. Nevertheless, even in its worst category we still awarded it a decent grade of C for long-term care. For patients looking for a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Thankfully, this facility administered the vaccine to 98.93617 percent of its patients, which is an above average statistic. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Selah Care and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 3.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls which result in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 2.22% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 13.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 13.68% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 93.98% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 23.27% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 0.96 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 23.27 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 11.24 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Selah Care and Rehabilitation, 74.06% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements.
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