Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf is located in Truckee, California. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is very good grade. We can not find many negative things to say about this facility. Its grades are impeccable. This facility's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing rating, which is addressed in the next section.
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Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing grade assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of those nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Adding to its impressive category scores, this facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. Our inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspections. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor dings aren't necessarily the end of the world.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our short-term care rating. This is a superb score. In computing our short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is typically a solid assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed ended up being this facility's worst area. Nevertheless, even in its worst category we still gave it a respectable grade of B- in long-term care. Our long-term care grades are critical for prospective residents requiring non-healthcare services such as personal care. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 98.71795 percent of its patients, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. This facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. 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.
Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. More supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 3.9% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 20.51% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 11.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 14.67% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. High levels of depression could be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 99.36% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 14.47% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many would argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 10.81% of Residents
This is the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Tahoe Forest Hospital D/P Snf, 10.81% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.
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