Montana Veterans Home Nursing Home

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

Montana Veterans Home Nursing Home is an average sized, government run, nursing home with 105 beds based at PO Box 250 in Columbia Falls, MT. The facility has 92 residents indicating 88% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 19 Medicare patients were given 734 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $135,590 by Medicare. 55 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $48,189 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is 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 lower than 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, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, and long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse at Montana Veterans Home Nursing Home.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, 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, and long-stay residents to lose too much weight.

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Ownership Type

Government - State

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

PO Box 250
Columbia Falls, MT 59912

Phone Number

(406) 892-3256

Geographic Coordinates

48.412427, -114.179464
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a zip code level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

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
105
Flathead County Average
116
Montana Average
78
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Flathead County
83.50%
Montana
74.13%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
92
Flathead County Average
97
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
Flathead County
1 (16.67%)
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
Flathead County
1 (16.67%)
Montana
2 (2.17%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 06/14/2007 - Health Survey
  • 06/14/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/27/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/15/2006 - Health Survey
  • 03/30/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 03/24/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.99
Flathead County Average
0.88
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
2.87
Flathead County Average
2.36
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
0.47
Flathead County Average
0.41
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
1.46
Flathead County Average
1.30
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
90.00%
Flathead County
83.83%
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
26.00%
Flathead County
22.67%
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.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Flathead County
5.40%
Montana
8.35%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Flathead County
0.50%
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.

This Provider This Provider
53.00%
Flathead County
53.33%
Montana
48.70%
United States
48.78%

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%
Flathead County
2.17%
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
7.00%
Flathead County
4.50%
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.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Flathead County
68.60%
Montana
81.18%
United States
72.85%

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.

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
Flathead County
82.83%
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
2.00%
Flathead County
8.50%
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.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Flathead County
4.25%
Montana
2.35%
United States
2.33%

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
10.00%
Flathead County
24.17%
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
10.00%
Flathead County
7.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
17.00%
Flathead County
15.67%
Montana
13.55%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Flathead County
4.50%
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.

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
19
Flathead County Average
120
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
17
Flathead County Average
123
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
734
Flathead County Average
3,570
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
55
Flathead County Average
108
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
$135,590
Flathead County Average
$876,286
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
$185
Flathead County Average
$245
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
$48,189
Flathead County Average
$70,971
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
$7,136
Flathead County Average
$7,313
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
$7,976
Flathead County Average
$7,124
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
$876
Flathead County Average
$657
Montana Average
$721
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

06/14/2007 - Electrical

06/14/2007 - 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:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations

06/14/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/14/2007 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

06/14/2007 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Exits and Egress

06/14/2007 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

06/14/2007 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Quality Care

06/14/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
offer Flu or Pneumococal vaccine to some residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment

06/14/2007 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Resident Assessment

06/14/2007 - 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:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Resident Rights

06/14/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Smoking Regulations

06/14/2007 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/14/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

06/14/2007 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/14/2007
Date Fixed:
07/16/2007

06/27/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/27/2006 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

06/27/2006 - Miscellaneous

06/27/2006 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

06/27/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

06/27/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

06/27/2006 - Vertical Openings

06/27/2006 - Vertical Openings
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Vertical Openings
Issue:
exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detectors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
09/15/2006

06/27/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

06/27/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

06/27/2006 - Illumination and Emergency Power

06/27/2006 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

06/27/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

06/27/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

06/27/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/27/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Administration

06/15/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; or 2) give regular training for the nurse aides.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Send and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Quality Care

06/15/2006 - 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:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

06/15/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Make sure that residents are well nourished.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

06/15/2006 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Pharmacy Service

06/15/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Environmental

06/15/2006 - 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:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Environmental

06/15/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

06/15/2006 - Administration

06/15/2006 - 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:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/02/2006

03/30/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

03/30/2005 - 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:
03/30/2005
Date Fixed:
06/06/2005

03/30/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

03/30/2005 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2005
Date Fixed:
06/06/2005

03/30/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

03/30/2005 - 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:
03/30/2005
Date Fixed:
06/06/2005

03/30/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

03/30/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2005
Date Fixed:
06/06/2005

03/30/2005 - Smoking Regulations

03/30/2005 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2005
Date Fixed:
06/06/2005

03/30/2005 - Building Contruction

03/30/2005 - Building Contruction
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Contruction
Issue:
a two-hour-resistant firewall in common walls.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2005
Date Fixed:
06/06/2005

03/30/2005 - Electrical

03/30/2005 - 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:
03/30/2005
Date Fixed:
06/06/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment

03/24/2005 - 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:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/27/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment

03/24/2005 - 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:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/27/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment

03/24/2005 - 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:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Rights

03/24/2005 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Rights

03/24/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Environmental

03/24/2005 - 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:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment

03/24/2005 - 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:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary

03/24/2005 - 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:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/27/2005

03/24/2005 - Environmental

03/24/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment

03/24/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Keep assessments completed in the preceding 15 months in the resident's active record.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

03/24/2005 - Quality Care

03/24/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/24/2005
Date Fixed:
06/08/2005

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Nearby Nursing Homes

  1. Nursing Home
    Colonial Manor of Whitefish
    Located 7.67 miles away in Whitefish at 1305 E 7th Street.
  2. Nursing Home
    Heritage Place
    Located 15.07 miles away in Kalispell at 171 Heritage Way.
  3. Nursing Home
    Brendan House
    Located 15.30 miles away in Kalispell at 350 Conway Drive.
  4. Nursing Home
    Immanuel Lutheran Home
    Located 15.41 miles away in Kalispell at 185 Crestline Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 4 homes within 25 miles of this provider.

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Columbia Falls at a Glance

Columbia Falls has a total population of 3,645, of which 1,033 are children under the age of 18 and 487 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.7.

Total Population:
3,645
Median Age:
35.7
Males:
1,815 (49.8%)
Female:
1,830 (50.2%)
Children (0-17):
1,033 (28.3%)
Adults (18-64):
2,125 (58.3%)
Seniors (65+):
487 (13.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Columbia Falls
Married:
1,736 (47.6%)
Divorced:
367 (10.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Columbia Falls
Hispanic Ethnicity:
67 (1.84%)
White:
3,509 (96.27%)
African American:
9 (0.25%)
Asian:
18 (0.49%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.08%)
Indian:
45 (1.23%)
Other:
15 (0.41%)
Two or More:
46 (1.26%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Columbia Falls

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
21
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
6
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $40,794 while the median household income is $31,128. Roughly 16.82% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,794
Household Income:
$31,128
In Poverty:
16.82%

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