EASTERN MONTANA VETERANS HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Eastern Montana Veterans 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

EASTERN MONTANA VETERANS HOME
2000 MONTANA AVE
GLENDIVE, MT 59330
(406) 345-8855

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

70%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 56
  • Certified Beds: 80

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • 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 November through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Clinically Complex". 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 Eastern Montana Veterans 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

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: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
17.5%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Signs of depression
15.0%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
10.8%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
33.3%
Total Percent:76.7%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
10.8%
Total Percent:10.8%
 

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: 15-16
- Less restorative nursing
12.5%
Total Percent:12.5%
 

Rating Details For Eastern Montana Veterans 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) Hours56 Minutes47 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours26 Minutes37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 45 Minutes2 Hours and 17 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 22 Minutes1 Hour and 24 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 6 Minutes3 Hours and 40 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 Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious23%18%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse10%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder45%50%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder6%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased21%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain5%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight14%8%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%86%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination88%82%

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 05/25/2011.

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

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/25/2010

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 05/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/18/2011

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: 04/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
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: 04/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/25/2010
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: 05/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/15/2011
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 05/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2011

Quality Care

Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/25/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 05/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/15/2011

Resident Assessment

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: 04/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 04/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 05/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2011
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 05/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2011

Resident Rights

Allow Residents to Easily See the Results of the Nursing Home's Most Recent Survey.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/25/2010
Try to Resolve Each Resident's Complaints Quickly.
  • Inspection Date: 05/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/05/2011

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 Eastern Montana Veterans 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 05/24/2011.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 05/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 05/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/27/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Signs That State That Exit Doors Are to Be Kept Closed.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/06/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/22/2009
A Separate and Independent Backup Electrical Power Source.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 05/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/27/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/30/2009
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/22/2009
Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010
Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 05/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/27/2011

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2011

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2010
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 05/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Human Services of Montana - Quality Assurance, Certification Bureau - Retrieved 2011