Sullivan Park Care Center is a large nursing home located in Spokane, Washington. Sporting an overall rating of B, this looks like a fine option. We found this facility to be better than most of the nursing homes in Spokane, which has a city grade of B-. The best part of this nursing home's report card is is its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
Sullivan Park Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home received even higher grades for short-term care. It received one of our best scores in that area with a score of A-. Our short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.3 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
In addition, this nursing home also performed well in our inspection category, which is based on its recent inspections. We gave it an A- for that area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection grades. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being quite insignificant. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
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This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Our nursing score is primarily tied to the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our last category, we awarded this facility a grade of D in the area of long-term care. This is the nursing home's weakest category rating. Of course, this category hurt the nursing home's overall grade a bit. For prospective patients in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. We were optimistic to find that this facility vaccinated 99.59677 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Sullivan Park Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 3.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who have sustained falls which resulted in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 2.22% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of long-term patients who had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be a sign of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 13.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents that were administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 13.68% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 93.98% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 23.27% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 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 keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 23.27 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 11.24 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Sullivan Park Care Center, 74.06% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with superior 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 B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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