With an address in The Dalles, Oregon, The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center is one of just two available nursing homes in the area. With an A overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the nation. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong with this place. If you look below, you will see this facility's category scores, which appear to be equally impressive as its overall grade.
The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
1023 W. 25th Street,
The Dalles OR 97058
23.55% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. Our nursing grade focuses on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provided 4.6 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This was one of the more impressive totals we found. Furthermore, we found that a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. Both of these statistics are impressive. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any facility in the country when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its dominant accomplishments in other areas, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for its long-term care score. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 96.25 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a dangerous ailment for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Moving on to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that category, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Inspection ratings are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, we gave this nursing home an A for our short-term care rating. This rounded out a very impressive profile. Our short-term care scores are likely more critical for residents needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who returned to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the majority of nursing homes with 54.2 percent of its patients returning home. This is a higher rate than most facilities.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 8.71% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.51% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who had UTI's. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 15.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 12.16% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 5.45% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. High rates of depression may be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 93.41% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.96% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 23.95% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.06 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 23.95 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 14.34 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 76.21% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
- Mid-Columbia Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.19 miles away1700 E 19th Street The Dalles Oregon 97058Voluntary non-profit - Other(541) 296-1111
- Skyline HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 15.33 miles away211 Skyline Drive White Salmon Washington 98672Government - Hospital District or Authority(509) 491-1101
- Providence Hood River Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 16.86 miles away810 12th Street Hood River Oregon 97031Voluntary non-profit - Church(541) 386-3911