Located in Blackfoot, Idaho, Syringa Chalet Nursing Facility is one of only two facilities in the area. We awarded this facility an A+ overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the United States. We also want to point out that this nursing home is based in a hospital. Typically, this indicates that more intensive medical services are available. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category scores, which look to be equally impressive as its overall score.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 29 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Government - State

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
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Historical

On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Our nursing score analyzes several datapoints, most of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This facility boasts a really impressive 7.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day, of which a significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. This is among the higher totals of nursing hours we found. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: AApr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Contributing to its high-end profile, this facility also received a superb short-term care score, with a score of A. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. This nursing home provides more services with registered nurses and physical therapists than most facilities we looked at. The final item we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Facility Inspections

A-
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Historical

Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 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: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Turning to the final category, this facility also excelled in our long-term care category. We gave it a grade of A- in this area. This completed a straight A report card. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. In addition to offering elite levels of nursing care, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. With 1.91 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility was close to average in this area.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B+
National:
B
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Syringa Chalet Nursing Facility Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
4.85%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have experienced a fall resulting in severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.

Provider
A-
1.79%
State
B+
2.89%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who had a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Provider
B
1.9%
State
B
2.43%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
F
75.68%
State
B
17.7%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
F
40.18%
State
B+
18.02%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression. High levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.

Provider
C
4.72%
State
B
5.1%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

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

Provider
A
100%
State
B
88.79%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
A-
11.61%
State
B+
13.84%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.

Provider
D
10.72%
State
B
17.4%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
D
2.66
State
A-
1.12
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A
10.72
State
B
17.4
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Bingham Memorial Hospital 0.67 mi
98 Poplar Street Blackfoot Idaho 83221
(208) 785-3804
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Idaho Kidney Center - Blackfoot 0.73 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
245 Poplar Blackfoot Idaho 83221
(208) 643-0876