Bitterroot Valley Living Center

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

Bitterroot Valley Living Center is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 56 beds based at 63 Main Street in Stevensville, MT. The facility has 48 residents indicating 86% 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 not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 47 Medicare patients were given 1,776 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $488,307 by Medicare. 158 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $168,724 by Medicare for these services.

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

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, and short-stay residents to have delirium at Bitterroot Valley Living Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

63 Main Street
Stevensville, MT 59870

Phone Number

(406) 777-5411

Geographic Coordinates

46.511763, -114.093
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address 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
56
Ravalli County Average
54
Montana Average
78
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Ravalli County
65.50%
Montana
74.13%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
48
Ravalli County Average
41
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
No
Ravalli County
1 (25.00%)
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
Ravalli County
0 (0.00%)
Montana
2 (2.17%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 03/08/2007 - Health Survey
  • 03/08/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 01/17/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 01/12/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/13/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/07/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.71
Ravalli County Average
0.63
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
2.03
Ravalli County Average
2.05
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
0.55
Ravalli County Average
0.52
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
1.26
Ravalli County Average
1.14
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.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Ravalli County
95.00%
Montana
90.66%
United States
86.01%

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.

This Provider This Provider
21.00%
Ravalli County
17.00%
Montana
16.75%
United States
16.08%

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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Ravalli County
1.33%
Montana
1.95%
United States
5.63%

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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Ravalli County
4.00%
Montana
2.66%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Ravalli County
6.00%
Montana
7.21%
United States
8.83%

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.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Ravalli County
7.00%
Montana
3.26%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
13.00%
Ravalli County
13.00%
Montana
18.47%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Ravalli County
95.00%
Montana
86.08%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

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

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Ravalli County
7.33%
Montana
5.62%
United States
4.53%

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.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Ravalli County
16.33%
Montana
16.26%
United States
14.45%

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.

This Provider This Provider
13.00%
Ravalli County
6.67%
Montana
7.33%
United States
5.89%

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.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Ravalli County
13.00%
Montana
8.28%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Ravalli County
95.00%
Montana
77.65%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

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

This Provider This Provider
38.00%
Ravalli County
38.00%
Montana
36.16%
United States
20.65%

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
47
Ravalli County Average
35
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
47
Ravalli County Average
31
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
1,776
Ravalli County Average
1,133
Montana Average
2,316
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
158
Ravalli County Average
61
Montana Average
466
United States Average
301

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
$488,307
Ravalli County Average
$265,768
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
$275
Ravalli County Average
$235
Montana Average
$247
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$168,724
Ravalli County Average
$44,736
Montana Average
$336,171
United States Average
$266,523

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
$10,390
Ravalli County Average
$7,540
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
$10,390
Ravalli County Average
$8,573
Montana Average
$6,733
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,068
Ravalli County Average
$736
Montana Average
$721
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

09/06/2007 - Resident Assessment

09/06/2007 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/06/2007
Date Fixed:
10/15/2007

09/06/2007 - Quality Care

09/06/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/06/2007
Date Fixed:
10/15/2007

03/08/2007 - Environmental

03/08/2007 - 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:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Resident Rights

03/08/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Let residents give themselves their drugs if they are able.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Resident Rights

03/08/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Resident Assessment

03/08/2007 - 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:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Resident Assessment

03/08/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Quality Care

03/08/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Quality Care

03/08/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident's nutritional needs were met.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Pharmacy Service

03/08/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

03/08/2007 - Environmental

03/08/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
04/22/2007

01/12/2006 - Environmental

01/12/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Be designed, built, equipped, or well kept to protect the health and safety of residents, workers, and the public.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/12/2006
Date Fixed:
02/01/2006

01/12/2006 - Administration

01/12/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/12/2006
Date Fixed:
04/11/2006

01/12/2006 - Resident Assessment

01/12/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
01/12/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

01/12/2006 - Resident Assessment

01/12/2006 - 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:
01/12/2006
Date Fixed:
04/11/2006

01/12/2006 - Pharmacy Service

01/12/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/12/2006
Date Fixed:
02/28/2006

01/12/2006 - Pharmacy Service

01/12/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist check the drugs that each resident takes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/12/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

01/12/2006 - Resident Assessment

01/12/2006 - 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:
01/12/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

10/07/2004 - Mistreatment

10/07/2004 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/07/2004
Date Fixed:
12/08/2004

10/07/2004 - Quality Care

10/07/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/07/2004
Date Fixed:
12/08/2004

10/07/2004 - Quality Care

10/07/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/07/2004
Date Fixed:
12/08/2004

10/07/2004 - Resident Assessment

10/07/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/07/2004
Date Fixed:
12/08/2004

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:44 PM MST

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Stevensville at a Glance

Stevensville has a total population of 1,553, of which 393 are children under the age of 18 and 323 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 38.9.

Total Population:
1,553
Median Age:
38.9
Males:
735 (47.3%)
Female:
818 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
393 (25.3%)
Adults (18-64):
837 (53.9%)
Seniors (65+):
323 (20.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Stevensville
Married:
676 (43.5%)
Divorced:
158 (10.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Stevensville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
31 (2.00%)
White:
1,499 (96.52%)
African American:
4 (0.26%)
Asian:
4 (0.26%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
16 (1.03%)
Other:
5 (0.32%)
Two or More:
25 (1.61%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Stevensville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
21
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $34,583 while the median household income is $27,951. Roughly 12.23% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,583
Household Income:
$27,951
In Poverty:
12.23%

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