Dahl Memorial Nursing Home

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Ekalaka, Montana (MT).

Dahl Memorial Nursing Home is a small, non-profit, nursing home with 23 beds based at PO Box 46 in Ekalaka, MT. The facility has 19 residents indicating 83% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is located in a hospital and is fully sprinklered. A total of 1 Medicare patients were given 5 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $893 by Medicare.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much higher than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is much higher than average.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

PO Box 46
Ekalaka, MT 59324

Phone Number

(406) 775-8730

Geographic Coordinates

45.844904, -104.512048
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a zip code level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
23
Montana Average
78
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Montana
74.13%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
19
Montana Average
57
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Montana
32 (34.78%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Montana
2 (2.17%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 09/07/2006 - Health Survey
  • 09/05/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/29/2005 - Health Survey
  • 06/29/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 05/06/2004 - Health Survey
  • 05/06/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
1.51
Montana Average
0.90
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.29
Montana Average
2.51
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.56
Montana Average
0.56
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.07
Montana Average
1.46
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
1
Montana Average
84
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
1
Montana Average
85
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
5
Montana Average
2,316
United States Average
4,470

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$893
Montana Average
$571,863
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$179
Montana Average
$247
United States Average
$295

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$893
Montana Average
$6,846
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$893
Montana Average
$6,733
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

09/07/2006 - Environmental

09/07/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/07/2006
Date Fixed:
11/06/2006

09/07/2006 - Environmental

09/07/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/07/2006
Date Fixed:
11/06/2006

09/07/2006 - Pharmacy Service

09/07/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/07/2006
Date Fixed:
11/06/2006

09/07/2006 - Pharmacy Service

09/07/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/07/2006
Date Fixed:
11/06/2006

09/05/2006 - Building Contruction

09/05/2006 - Building Contruction
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Contruction
Issue:
approved construction type or materials.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/05/2006
Date Fixed:
11/01/2006

09/05/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

09/05/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridors that are separated from common areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/05/2006
Date Fixed:
11/01/2006

09/05/2006 - Electrical

09/05/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/05/2006
Date Fixed:
11/01/2006

09/05/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations

09/05/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/05/2006
Date Fixed:
10/01/2006

09/05/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

09/05/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/05/2006
Date Fixed:
10/01/2006

06/29/2005 - Smoking Regulations

06/29/2005 - Smoking Regulations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoking Regulations
Issue:
posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or did not provide ashtrays where smoking was allowed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

06/29/2005 - Environmental

06/29/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Move, clean and store sheets, towels and other linens in a way that prevents the spread of infection.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/30/2005

06/29/2005 - Administration

06/29/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/30/2005

06/29/2005 - Hazardous Area

06/29/2005 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
07/31/2005

06/29/2005 - Exits and Egress

06/29/2005 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

06/29/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

06/29/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

06/29/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

06/29/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

06/29/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems

06/29/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
09/01/2005

06/29/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/29/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
09/06/2005

06/29/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/29/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
portable fire extinguishers.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

06/29/2005 - Building Service Equipment

06/29/2005 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

06/29/2005 - Electrical

06/29/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

06/29/2005 - Resident Rights

06/29/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide proof that all residents' personal money which is deposited with the nursing home, is secure.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/30/2005

06/29/2005 - Resident Assessment

06/29/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/29/2005
Date Fixed:
08/30/2005

05/06/2004 - Pharmacy Service

05/06/2004 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
07/21/2004

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Do a new assessment after any major change in a resident's physical or mental health.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
09/01/2004

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
07/21/2004

05/06/2004 - Mistreatment

05/06/2004 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
07/21/2004

05/06/2004 - Pharmacy Service

05/06/2004 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
07/21/2004

05/06/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary

05/06/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
09/01/2004

05/06/2004 - Environmental

05/06/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
07/21/2004

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Provide a final summary of the resident's health status and a summary of the resident's stay, when the resident is ready to leave the nursing home.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
07/21/2004

05/06/2004 - Quality Care

05/06/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
07/21/2004

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Check and update (if needed) each resident's assessment every 3 months.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
09/01/2004

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment

05/06/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Do an assessment of the resident every year.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/06/2004
Date Fixed:
09/01/2004

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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Ekalaka at a Glance

Ekalaka has a total population of 410, of which 89 are children under the age of 18 and 123 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 49.0.

Total Population:
410
Median Age:
49.0
Males:
189 (46.1%)
Female:
221 (53.9%)
Children (0-17):
89 (21.7%)
Adults (18-64):
198 (48.3%)
Seniors (65+):
123 (30.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ekalaka
Married:
181 (44.1%)
Divorced:
45 (11.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ekalaka
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2 (0.49%)
White:
406 (99.02%)
African American:
0 (0.00%)
Asian:
0 (0.00%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
2 (0.49%)
Other:
0 (0.00%)
Two or More:
2 (0.49%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ekalaka

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
3
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $27,750 while the median household income is $19,432. Roughly 10.73% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$27,750
Household Income:
$19,432
In Poverty:
10.73%

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