Big Sandy Medical Center Long Term Care

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

Big Sandy Medical Center Long Term Care is a small, non-profit, nursing home with 22 beds based at 166 Montana Avenue E in Big Sandy, MT. The facility has 19 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 located in a hospital and is fully sprinklered. A total of 12 Medicare patients were given 211 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $47,389 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 much lower than 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

166 Montana Avenue E
Big Sandy, MT 59520

Phone Number

(406) 378-2188

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
22
Chouteau County Average
32
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%
Chouteau County
84.50%
Montana
74.13%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
19
Chouteau County Average
27
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
Chouteau County
2 (100.00%)
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
Chouteau County
0 (0.00%)
Montana
2 (2.17%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 09/10/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/06/2007 - Health Survey
  • 10/02/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/02/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/21/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/09/2006 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
2.03
Chouteau County Average
1.64
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
2.77
Chouteau County Average
2.80
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
0.00
Chouteau County Average
0.28
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
2.03
Chouteau County Average
1.92
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 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 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 data for this measure is missing. 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
12
Chouteau County Average
29
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
16
Chouteau County Average
36
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
211
Chouteau County Average
642
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
$47,389
Chouteau County Average
$156,301
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
$225
Chouteau County Average
$244
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
$3,949
Chouteau County Average
$5,390
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
$2,962
Chouteau County Average
$4,342
Montana Average
$6,733
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

09/10/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

09/10/2007 - 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:
09/10/2007
Date Fixed:
11/08/2007

09/10/2007 - Hazardous Area

09/10/2007 - 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:
09/10/2007
Date Fixed:
10/01/2007

09/06/2007 - Environmental

09/06/2007 - 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:
09/06/2007
Date Fixed:
11/02/2007

09/06/2007 - Environmental

09/06/2007 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/06/2007
Date Fixed:
11/02/2007

02/21/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

02/21/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/17/2006

02/21/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

02/21/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/17/2006

02/21/2006 - Hazardous Area

02/21/2006 - 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:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/17/2006

02/21/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

02/21/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
properly maintained smoke detectors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/17/2006

02/21/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

02/21/2006 - 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:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/17/2006

02/21/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations

02/21/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/17/2006

02/09/2006 - Quality Care

02/09/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/09/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/09/2006 - Administration

02/09/2006 - 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:
02/09/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/09/2006 - Quality Care

02/09/2006 - 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:
02/09/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/09/2006 - Administration

02/09/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills to be able to care for residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/09/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/09/2006 - Resident Assessment

02/09/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/09/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/09/2006 - Pharmacy Service

02/09/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/09/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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Big Sandy at a Glance

Big Sandy has a total population of 703, of which 152 are children under the age of 18 and 190 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 47.7.

Total Population:
703
Median Age:
47.7
Males:
333 (47.4%)
Female:
370 (52.6%)
Children (0-17):
152 (21.6%)
Adults (18-64):
361 (51.4%)
Seniors (65+):
190 (27.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Big Sandy
Married:
352 (50.1%)
Divorced:
71 (10.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Big Sandy
Hispanic Ethnicity:
5 (0.71%)
White:
670 (95.31%)
African American:
0 (0.00%)
Asian:
0 (0.00%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.14%)
Indian:
20 (2.84%)
Other:
4 (0.57%)
Two or More:
8 (1.14%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Big Sandy

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.44, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.44 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
8
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $35,417 while the median household income is $28,523. Roughly 13.09% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$35,417
Household Income:
$28,523
In Poverty:
13.09%

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