Star Valley Care Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Afton, Wyoming (WY).

Star Valley Care Center is a small, government run, nursing home with 24 beds based at PO Box 615 in Afton, WY. The facility has 21 residents indicating 88% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicaid program and provides resident counseling services. The home is located in a hospital and is fully sprinklered.

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

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Ownership Type

Government - Hospital District

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

PO Box 615
Afton, WY 83110

Phone Number

(307) 885-5900

Geographic Coordinates

42.702194, -110.903842
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a zip code level.

Programs Accepted

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
24
Lincoln County Average
24
Wyoming Average
78
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Lincoln County
92.00%
Wyoming
80.51%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
21
Lincoln County Average
22
Wyoming Average
63
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Lincoln County
2 (100.00%)
Wyoming
15 (38.46%)
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
Lincoln County
0 (0.00%)
Wyoming
1 (2.56%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 03/22/2007 - Health Survey
  • 03/20/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/23/2006 - Health Survey
  • 02/07/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 12/08/2004 - Health Survey
  • 11/16/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
1.32
Lincoln County Average
1.46
Wyoming Average
1.12
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
3.52
Lincoln County Average
3.68
Wyoming Average
2.43
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
0.00
Lincoln County Average
0.35
Wyoming Average
0.52
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
1.32
Lincoln County Average
1.80
Wyoming Average
1.64
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 data for this measure is missing. 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 data for this measure is missing. 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 data for this measure is missing. 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 data for this measure is missing. 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 data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Deficiencies

03/22/2007 - Pharmacy Service

03/22/2007 - 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:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Pharmacy Service

03/22/2007 - 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:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Quality Care

03/22/2007 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Environmental

03/22/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Resident Rights

03/22/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Resident Rights

03/22/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Let the resident refuse treatment or refuse to take part in an experiment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Environmental

03/22/2007 - 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:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Pharmacy Service

03/22/2007 - 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:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/22/2007 - Quality Care

03/22/2007 - 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:
03/22/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/20/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

03/20/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2007
Date Fixed:
05/01/2007

03/20/2007 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

03/20/2007 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transport of oxygen.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2007
Date Fixed:
04/06/2007

03/20/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors

03/20/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2007
Date Fixed:
04/04/2007

03/20/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

03/20/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2007
Date Fixed:
04/04/2007

03/20/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

03/20/2007 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2007
Date Fixed:
05/01/2007

03/20/2007 - Electrical

03/20/2007 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2007
Date Fixed:
04/04/2007

02/23/2006 - Environmental

02/23/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/23/2006
Date Fixed:
04/03/2006

02/23/2006 - Environmental

02/23/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/23/2006
Date Fixed:
04/03/2006

02/23/2006 - Resident Assessment

02/23/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/23/2006
Date Fixed:
04/03/2006

02/23/2006 - Resident Assessment

02/23/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/23/2006
Date Fixed:
04/03/2006

02/23/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

02/23/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/23/2006
Date Fixed:
03/14/2006

02/23/2006 - Environmental

02/23/2006 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/23/2006
Date Fixed:
04/03/2006

02/07/2006 - Electrical

02/07/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/07/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

02/07/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

02/07/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
portable fire extinguishers.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/07/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

02/07/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

02/07/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/07/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

02/07/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

02/07/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/07/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

12/08/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary

12/08/2004 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/08/2004
Date Fixed:
12/14/2004

12/08/2004 - Mistreatment

12/08/2004 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/08/2004
Date Fixed:
01/06/2005

11/16/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors

11/16/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
12/30/2004

11/16/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

11/16/2004 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
12/30/2004

11/16/2004 - Electrical

11/16/2004 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
12/07/2004

11/16/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

11/16/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
no-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
11/18/2004

11/16/2004 - Laboratories

11/16/2004 - Laboratories
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Laboratories
Issue:
proper facilities for the use and storage of combustible liquids.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
12/06/2004

11/16/2004 - Miscellaneous

11/16/2004 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
11/18/2004

11/16/2004 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

11/16/2004 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
11/18/2004

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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Afton at a Glance

Afton has a total population of 1,818, of which 588 are children under the age of 18 and 253 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.6.

Total Population:
1,818
Median Age:
32.6
Males:
863 (47.5%)
Female:
955 (52.5%)
Children (0-17):
588 (32.3%)
Adults (18-64):
977 (53.7%)
Seniors (65+):
253 (13.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Afton
Married:
861 (47.4%)
Divorced:
122 (6.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Afton
Hispanic Ethnicity:
51 (2.81%)
White:
1,767 (97.19%)
African American:
1 (0.06%)
Asian:
1 (0.06%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
7 (0.39%)
Other:
17 (0.94%)
Two or More:
25 (1.38%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Afton

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.22, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.22 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
38
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $43,400 while the median household income is $37,292. Roughly 7.48% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$43,400
Household Income:
$37,292
In Poverty:
7.48%

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