ST. LUKE COMMUNITY NURSING HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at St. Luke Community Nursing Home. 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

ST. LUKE COMMUNITY NURSING HOME
107 6TH AVE S W
RONAN, MT 59864
(406) 676-4441

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

77%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 58
  • Certified Beds: 75

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • 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 "Special Care High". 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 St. Luke Community Nursing Home. 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

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
70.8%
Total Percent:70.8%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
29.2%
Total Percent:29.2%
 

Rating Details For St. Luke Community Nursing Home

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) Hours55 Minutes50 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours21 Minutes36 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 33 Minutes2 Hours and 27 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 16 Minutes1 Hour and 26 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 49 Minutes3 Hours and 53 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 Montana are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMontana Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased11%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain7%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious16%18%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder74%50%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse7%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained1%4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%82%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%86%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores19%12%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain33%32%

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 06/10/2010.

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

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 06/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/05/2008
Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/19/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/19/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 06/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/05/2008
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009

Pharmacy Service

Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/19/2010

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 St. Luke Community Nursing Home 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 06/08/2010.

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: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/22/2008
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/18/2008
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/18/2008
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/20/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/19/2010
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 06/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/19/2010

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/18/2008
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/22/2008
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 06/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/19/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Signs That State That Exit Doors Are to Be Kept Closed.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/22/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/22/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/19/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/22/2008
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/18/2008
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/05/2009

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/18/2008
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2009

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 06/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/19/2010

Vertical Openings

Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 06/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/22/2008
Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 05/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Human Services of Montana - Quality Assurance, Certification Bureau - Retrieved 2011