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St Luke's Rehab - Elks Sub Acute Rehab Unit

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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600 North Robbins Road,
Boise ID 83702

(208) 489-4444

85.5% estimated occupancy 1

St Luke's Rehab - Elks Sub Acute Rehab Unit is in Boise, Idaho, a city with a population of 235,657 people. It looks like this nursing home is one of the highest-graded nursing homes we assessed. In fact, it received the top rating. Even in a city with 10 other nursing homes, this nursing home would be a great option. As you can find below, this nursing home performed just as well in our category scores. We gave it a straight A report card!

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also found that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We awarded them an elite grade of A+ in this category. Our short-term care ratings are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. This facility excelled in two key staffing areas we assessed. It supplied about 50% more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than a typical nursing home. This is often a very favorable sign. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who returned home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it fared as well as just about any nursing home with 72.3 percent of its patients returning home. Most facilities are below 50 percent in this metric.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition, this nursing home also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Inspection grades are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspections. Places that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Moving on our next category, this facility received a top-shelf long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in this area. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's vaccination rates. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

The last category we scored is nursing, where this nursing home was given a grade of A. This finished off a very impressive report card. Not many facilities earned an A- or better in in each area we assessed. Our nursing rating is mostly associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 11.1 hours of nursing care per resident each day, which is among the better totals in the country. A significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the most highly skilled levels of nurses. We were really impressed by these figures. In addition to offering high levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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St Luke's Rehab - Elks Sub Acute Rehab Unit Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In St Luke's Rehab - Elks Sub Acute Rehab Unit, 12.16 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In St Luke's Rehab - Elks Sub Acute Rehab Unit, 75.42% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.

Scores for Boise, ID

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • 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 B

Looking for more options? Boise, Idaho has 9 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • St Luke's Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.29 miles away190 East Bannock Street Boise Idaho 83712Voluntary non-profit - Private(208) 381-2222
  • Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.01 miles away1055 North Curtis Road Boise Idaho 83706Voluntary non-profit - Church(208) 367-2121
  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - NampaAcute Care Hospitals 16.29 miles away4300 E Flamingo Ave Nampa Idaho 83687Voluntary non-profit - Church(208) 205-0050
  • St Luke's Nampa Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 19.79 miles away9850 W St Lukes Drive Ste 250 Nampa Idaho 83687Voluntary non-profit - Private(208) 505-2000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Liberty Dialysis - Boise0.62 miles away1109 W Myrtle St Ste 120 Boise Idaho 83702Dialysis Stations: 12 (208) 333-8315
  • Table Rock Dialysis Center2.9 miles away5610 W Gage St, Suite B Boise Idaho 83706CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (208) 658-8111
  • Liberty Dialysis - Meridian7.87 miles away3525 E Louise Dr Suite 100 Meridian Idaho 83642Dialysis Stations: 15 (208) 846-9815
  • Treasure Valley Dialysis Center8.21 miles away3045 E St. Lukes Street Ste 105 Meridian Idaho 83642CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (208) 887-2174
  • Liberty Dialysis - Nampa19.45 miles away280 West Georgia Avenue Nampa Idaho 83686CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (208) 463-8558
  • Nampa Dialysis Center19.79 miles away846 Parkcentre Way Nampa Idaho 83651Dialysis Stations: 15 (208) 467-5180

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