BLUE MOUNTAIN NURSING HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Blue Mountain 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

BLUE MOUNTAIN NURSING HOME
112 EAST FIFTH STREET
PRAIRIE CITY, OR 97869
(541) 820-3341

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

56%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 29
  • Certified Beds: 52

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - Hospital District
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Blue Mountain 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) Hours1 Hour40 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours7 Minutes31 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours2 Hours and 26 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 7 Minutes1 Hour and 11 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 8 Minutes3 Hours and 37 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 Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%83%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%83%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased13%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious18%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder7%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-5%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained1%5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder82%60%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse7%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection15%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight8%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%5%

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 05/20/2010.

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

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/22/2009

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 Blue Mountain 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 05/20/2010.

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

Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/27/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Seniors and People with Disability - Retrieved 2011