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About Idaho State Veterans Home - Pocatello

General Information

Legal Business NameDivision Of Veterans Services
Ownership TypeGovernment - State
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareNovember 1, 2007 (9 years)
Capacity66
Residents50
Percent Occupied76%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsBoth
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Idaho State Veterans Home - Pocatello

Idaho State Veterans Home - Pocatello
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 5 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Overall Ratings of Idaho Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

August 28, 2015 - 16 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProperly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAllow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.

December 11, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionCorridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionSpecial areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.

April 25, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProperly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Idaho State Veterans Home - Pocatello require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 50min
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
1hr
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
55min
1hr
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 50min
4hr
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 5min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
96.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
96.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
47.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
13.3%
15.4%
11.4%
16.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
14.6%
22.9%
14.6%
14.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
20.4%
31.0%
16.1%
12.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
10.9%
7.5%
4.4%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Lose Too Much Weight
-
-
-
3.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
25.6%
15.0%
11.9%
5.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Have Depressive Symptoms
2.2%
7.5%
2.2%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
With a Urinary Tract Infection
2.2%
2.5%
2.2%
3.0%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
9.4%
9.4%
10.1%
3.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

88.5%
87.9%
87.9%
88.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
91.7%
84.6%
84.6%
86.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
-
29.2%
38.5%
23.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
-
-
1.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
2.8%
2.8%
0.0%
0.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015ID
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened