Analysis Report of Nursing Homes in Washington

Key metrics for nursing homes in Washington including number and beds, staffing levels, occupancy, newest facilities, and more. Updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Washington- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on July 7, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Washington has a total of 194 active skilled nursing facilities with 17,634 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 7,785,786, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 441.52 persons in Washington. There were 13,360 residents as July 7, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 75.76 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Washington has added 0 new beds and lost 229 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Washington and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.86 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.57 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.82 0.87
All Staff 4.25 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Washington:

COVID-19 Infections in Washington Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Washington there were a total of 96 new cases and 96 new deaths among residents for the week ending July 7, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Washington

No new homes were reported by CMS over the past twelve months.

Washington lost 4 skilled nursing facilities and 229 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
Riverside Nursing and Rehab Ctr 91
The Springs at Pacific Regent 54
Booker Rest Home 34
Bayview Manor 50

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for Washington Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Washington. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Washington

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Washington based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Forks Community Hospital, Ltcu
530 BOGACHIEL WAY
FORKS, WA
0.00
Beacon Hill Rehabilitation
128 BEACON HILL DRIVE
LONGVIEW, WA
8.00
Regency at Northpointe
1224 EAST WESTVIEW COURT
SPOKANE, WA
12.67
Frontier Rehab and Extended Care
1500 3RD AVENUE
LONGVIEW, WA
14.00
Regency Harmony House Rehab and Nursing
100 RIVER PLAZA
BREWSTER, WA
22.00
Buena Vista Healthcare
151 BUENA VISTA DRIVE
COLVILLE, WA
22.67
Yakima Valley School
609 SPEYERS ROAD
SELAH, WA
22.67
Park Manor Rehabilitation Ctr
1710 PLAZA WAY
WALLA WALLA, WA
22.67
Regency Olympia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
1811 EAST 22ND AVENUE
OLYMPIA, WA
27.33
Americana Health and Rehab Ctr
917 7TH AVENUE
LONGVIEW, WA
28.00

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Washington based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Everett Center
1919 112TH STREET SOUTHWEST
EVERETT, WA
792.00
Rating Not Available
Auburn Post Acute
414 - 17TH SOUTHEAST
AUBURN, WA
436.33
/
Valley View Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
4430 TALBOT ROAD SOUTH
RENTON, WA
400.00
North Bend Post Acute
219 CEDAR AVENUE SOUTH
NORTH BEND, WA
362.00
/
North Auburn Rehab and Health Center
2830 I STREET NORTHEAST
AUBURN, WA
344.67
Bridgeview Care
2701 CLARE AVENUE
BREMERTON, WA
336.50
Sunrise View Convalescent Ctr
2520 MADISON
EVERETT, WA
329.67
/
Regency Coupeville Rehab and Nursing Center
311 NORTHEAST 3RD STREET
COUPEVILLE, WA
311.00
Ballard Center
820 NORTHWEST 95TH STREET
SEATTLE, WA
297.83
Washington Care Center
2821 SOUTH WALDEN STREET
SEATTLE, WA
292.00

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Skilled Nursing Homes in Washington Compared to Nationwide

We have compared Washington nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. Washington performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 15.60 Higher
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 13.00 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 17.20 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 8.50 Higher
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 19.80 Higher
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 6.00 Higher
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 69.30 Lower
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.57 Higher
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.82 Lower
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.86 Higher
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.68 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 4.25 Higher
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.64 Higher
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.60 Higher
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.09 Higher
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 53.60 Higher
Registered Nurse Turnover 50.90 Higher
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.80 Higher
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.38 Higher
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.29 Higher
Number Of Fines 2.70 Higher
Fine Amount In Dollars 78,698.00 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 14.41 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6.13 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 56.24 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 1.62 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 2.48 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 13.91 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.09 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 2.77 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 95.31 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 14.35 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 85.06 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 1.23 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 20.47 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 11.90 Lower
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 7.58 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 94.66 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 74.67 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 78.90 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 17.89 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 13.15 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.23 Lower
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 0.97 Lower

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