St Luke's Rehab - Elks Sub Acute Rehab Unit is located in Boise, Idaho. The city provides a variety of available nursing homes. Featuring an overall rating of A, this nursing home is ranked among the best nursing homes we assessed. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top fifth of all nursing homes nationally. If you scroll down, you will see this place's category ratings, which are also quite good.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : FalseUsed to indicate false.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: B+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to being a first-rate facility overall, this facility also excelled in the category of short-term care, where it received an A+. Few facilities fared better in this category. Short-term care grades are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents that returned home from this facility. This nursing home performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in the nation with 75 percent of its residents returning home.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this area. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A-
Historical

The third area we analyzed was long-term care. Contributing to its elite resume, this nursing home also excelled in that area. In fact, we awarded it a grade of of A- in that area. In a long-term care environment, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination record. It doesn't look like this nursing home provided information about vaccinations. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In the final category, this nursing home also received an impressive nursing score, with a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very strong profile. We assessed the levels of nurses working for the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses spent with residents, in calculating our rating in this category. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

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

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
8.58
State
B-
11.4
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B-
66.01%
State
B
69.21%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

St Luke's Regional Medical Center 0.29 mi
190 East Bannock Street Boise Idaho 83712
(208) 381-2222
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center 3.01 mi
1055 North Curtis Road Boise Idaho 83706
(208) 367-2121
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa 16.29 mi
4300 E Flamingo Ave Nampa Idaho 83687
(208) 205-0050
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Voluntary non-profit - Church
St Luke's Nampa Medical Center 19.79 mi
9850 W St Lukes Drive Ste 250 Nampa Idaho 83687
(208) 505-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Liberty Dialysis - Boise 0.62 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1109 W Myrtle St Ste 120 Boise Idaho 83702
(208) 333-8315
Table Rock Dialysis Center 2.9 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 25
5610 W Gage St, Suite B Boise Idaho 83706
(208) 658-8111
Liberty Dialysis - Meridian 7.87 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
3525 E Louise Dr Suite 100 Meridian Idaho 83642
(208) 846-9815
Treasure Valley Dialysis Center 8.21 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
3045 E St. Lukes Street Ste 105 Meridian Idaho 83642
(208) 887-2174
Liberty Dialysis - Nampa 19.45 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
280 West Georgia Avenue Nampa Idaho 83686
(208) 463-8558
Nampa Dialysis Center 19.79 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
846 Parkcentre Way Nampa Idaho 83651
(208) 467-5180