AVAMERE COURT AT KEIZER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Avamere Court at Keizer. 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

AVAMERE COURT AT KEIZER
5210 RIVER ROAD N.
KEIZER, OR 97303
(503) 393-3624

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

84%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 58
  • Certified Beds: 69

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Part of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • This Facility is 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 "Very High 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 Avamere Court at Keizer. 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

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-169.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-1011.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.9%
Total Percent:22.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1611.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-1026.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-511.6%
Total Percent:50.2%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-1015.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.7%
Total Percent:21.4%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 6-103.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.09%
Total Percent:3.6%
 

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
2.2%
Total Percent:2.2%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Less restorative nursing
0.8%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Rating Details For Avamere Court at Keizer

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) Hours30 Minutes1 Hour and 25 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour51 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 30 Minutes2 Hours and 36 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 31 Minutes2 Hours and 16 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours4 Hours and 52 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 Oregon are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityOregon Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination82%83%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season83%83%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased4%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious11%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained3%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight27%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection6%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder53%60%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse4%9%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination86%76%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season84%75%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores12%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain45%30%

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 12/30/2010.

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

Pharmacy Service

Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 12/30/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 12/30/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Avamere Court at Keizer, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

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
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2008

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 Avamere Court at Keizer 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 12/28/2010.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2009
Properly Working Alarms on Sprinkler Valves.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2009
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Did Not Have a Written Emergency Evacuation Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Did Not Have a Written Emergency Evacuation Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Exit and Exit Access

At Least Two Remote Exits on Each Floor or Fire Section of the Building.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010

Exits and Egress

Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2009
Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2009
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011
Restrictions on the Use of Highly Flammable Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Hazardous Area

Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 12/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2011

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Proper Construction of Ducts Through Walls Designed to Prevent Smoke Passage.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Seniors and People with Disability - Retrieved 2011