The Heights of Summerlin is located in the large metropolitan area of Las Vegas, Nevada. This is a quality facility with a B overall. This was right in line with the city grade in Las Vegas. Even in a city featuring 30 nursing homes, this one ought to be a fine choice. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 190 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B+
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 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

To go along with its quality overall grade, this facility earned a B+ for its inspections rating. This is an above average score in this category. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 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

Adding to its profile, this nursing home also earned a score of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. In our short-term care grade, we endeavor to forge a fair gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a nursing home's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. This nursing home excelled in the two key staffing areas we looked at. The facility offered more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than a typical nursing home. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from the facility. It performed respectably with 45.4 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

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

This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. We assessed the licensure of nurses at the facility, as well as the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in computing our grade in this category. This nursing home provides an impressive 4.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is among the more impressive figures in Nevada. Finally, this place also performed well in several of the quality measures we assessed. In terms of the number of its residents sustaining falls leading to major injury, this nursing home performed as well as any nursing home in Nevada.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

Switching gears to the last area, this nursing home was given an acceptable long-term care grade of C. For prospective patients seeking a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. On top of favorable nursing hour statistics, this nursing home's vaccination record is fairly strong as well. Indeed, this facility vaccinated 99.73753 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Lastly, we looked at the facility's number of hospitalizations. While it had 2.23 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted metric was not too bad.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
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

The Heights of Summerlin Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
F
18.15%
State
B
8.19%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.

Provider
A
1.31%
State
B+
2.52%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.

Provider
A-
0.8%
State
A-
1.48%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients who are given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
B
14.09%
State
B
14.64%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.

Provider
B
19.83%
State
B
19.06%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.

Provider
C
5.43%
State
B+
2.83%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
A-
99.38%
State
C
74.51%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the decline of a patient's well-being.

Provider
D
22.03%
State
B
14.36%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility.

Provider
A
23.93%
State
B+
18.89%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical health of patients.

Provider
B-
2.23
State
B+
1.4
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
D
23.93
State
B-
18.89
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A-
6.89
State
B+
7.97
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.

Provider
D
55.14%
State
C
61.5%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Summerlin Hospital Medical Center 1.38 mi
657 Town Center Drive Las Vegas Nevada 89144
(702) 233-7500
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services 5.46 mi
6161 W Charleston Blvd Las Vegas Nevada 89146
(702) 486-6000
Psychiatric
Government - State
Mountainview Hospital 5.53 mi
3100 N Tenaya Way Las Vegas Nevada 89128
(702) 255-5065
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Spring Mountain Sahara 6.15 mi
5460 West Sahara Las Vegas Nevada 89146
(702) 873-2400
Psychiatric
Proprietary
Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center 6.48 mi
9300 West Sunset Rd Las Vegas Nevada 89148
(702) 880-2100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center 6.74 mi
5400 South Rainbow Blvd Las Vegas Nevada 89118
(702) 853-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Saint Rose Dominican Hospitals - San Martin Campus 7.89 mi
8280 W Warm Springs Road Las Vegas Nevada 89113
(702) 492-8509
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
University Medical Center 8.82 mi
1800 W Charleston Blvd Las Vegas Nevada 89102
(702) 383-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local

Nearby Dialysis

Summerlin Dialysis (Dva) 0.36 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
653 Town Center Dr Ste 70 Las Vegas Nevada 89144
(702) 360-6908
West Sahara Dialysis (Fmc) 3.81 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 13
7710 West Sahara Ave Ste 120 Las Vegas Nevada 89117
(702) 243-2763
Las Vegas Pediatric Dialysis (Dva) 4.29 mi
Dialysis Stations: 4
7271 W Sahara Ave Ste 120 Las Vegas Nevada 89117
(702) 227-3049
Fire Mesa Dialysis (Fmc) 4.82 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
2450 Fire Mesa St Ste 120 Las Vegas Nevada 89128
(702) 384-2242
Five Star Dialysis Center (Dva) 4.92 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 28
2400 Tech Center Ct Las Vegas Nevada 89128
(702) 869-3771
Cheyenne Dialysis (Dva) 5.33 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
3291 N Buffalo Dr Las Vegas Nevada 89129
(702) 396-1045
Northwest Las Vegas Dialysis (Fmc) 5.64 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 14
3150 N Tenaya Way Ste 110 Las Vegas Nevada 89128
(702) 233-8801
Pelican Point Dialysis 5.64 mi
Dialysis Stations: 25
7316 W Cheyenne Ave Las Vegas Nevada 89129
(702) 395-0227