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Nursing Homes in Washington

  • 37th
    National Rank
  • 199
    Nursing Homes
  • 6.98%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.51/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Washington Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Washington, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Washington, 3.03% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients who have had a fall resulting in serious injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Washington, 2.22% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Washington, 13.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Washington, 12.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Washington, 13.68% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who are showing symptoms of depression. High rates of depression could indicate lower quality care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Washington, 93.98% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Washington, 13.82% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Washington, 23.27% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Washington, 0.96 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Washington, 23.27 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Washington, 11.24 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Washington, 74.06% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.

Washington cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Arlington100
Grade: B
Auburn494
Grade: D
Battle Ground121
Grade: B-plus
Bellevue21111
Grade: A
Bellingham711
Grade: C
Bothell175
Grade: C
Bremerton332
Grade: C
Centralia321
Grade: B-minus
Colville200
Grade: B-minus
Edmonds263
Grade: C
Ellensburg111
Grade: C
Everett641
Grade: B
Federal Way4144
Grade: C
Gig Harbor311
Grade: B-plus
Issaquah332
Grade: B-plus
Kennewick242
Grade: A-minus
Kent1106
Grade: F
Kirkland11210
Grade: B-plus
Lacey342
Grade: B-minus
Lakewood173
Grade: C
Longview311
Grade: B-plus
Lynnwood274
Grade: C
Marysville232
Grade: D
Moses Lake211
Grade: C
Mount Vernon222
Grade: D
Olympia442
Grade: B
Pasco111
Grade: B-minus
Port Angeles111
Grade: F
Port Orchard333
Grade: B-plus
Pullman122
Grade: C
Puyallup5114
Grade: B
Redmond254
Grade: B
Renton365
Grade: B
Richland232
Grade: C
Seattle261211
Grade: B
Sequim200
Grade: B-minus
Shelton211
Grade: D
Snohomish132
Grade: C
Spokane1465
Grade: B-minus
Stanwood211
Grade: B-plus
Tacoma10125
Grade: B-minus
Vancouver6143
Grade: B-minus
Walla Walla311
Grade: B
Wenatchee222
Grade: A-minus
Yakima722
Grade: B-minus