DISCOVERY CARE CENTER OF SALMON

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Discovery Care Center of Salmon. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

DISCOVERY CARE CENTER OF SALMON
600 SHANAFELT STREET
SALMON, ID 83467
(208) 756-8391

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

80%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 36
  • Certified Beds: 45

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Partnership
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Low Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Discovery Care Center of Salmon. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Low Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 45 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Three days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Two services of restorative nursing six days per week
ADL Index Range: 0-10100.0%
Total Percent:100.0%
 

Rating Details For Discovery Care Center of Salmon

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours53 Minutes1 Hour and 3 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours59 Minutes43 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 56 Minutes2 Hours and 35 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 52 Minutes1 Hour and 45 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 47 Minutes4 Hours and 20 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Idaho are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityIdaho Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious14%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection9%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse10%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight14%8%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores18%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder64%55%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair5%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased8%14%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%87%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%88%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium3%4%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain36%28%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores27%11%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 04/15/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/19/2009
1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 03/11/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011

Resident Rights

Let Residents Give Themselves Their Drugs if They Are Able.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Discovery Care Center of Salmon had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 06/29/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2010
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2010

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 06/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 07/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2008
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/30/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 06/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2010

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 06/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2010

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 06/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/03/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Idaho Department of Health and Welfare - Retrieved 2011