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Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation

  • Date Updated:  June 01, 2024
  • CMS Overall 5-Star Rating:  
  • Address:  5601 S ORCHARD STREET
    TACOMA WA 98409 Map
  • Phone:  253-474-8421
  • Website:   Click Here
  • Medicare Provider Number:  505289
  • Participating in Medicare Since:  July 01, 1984
  • No. of Certified Beds:  124
  • No. of Residents:   96
  • Occupancy:   77.42% ( as of 06/09/2024 )
  • Amount Fined:  $56,355.00
  • Complaints Filed:   4

  About Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation

Birch Creek Post Acute And Rehabilitation, located in TACOMA, WA, is a for-profit organization that accepts Medicare and Medicaid. It is not part of a continuing care retirement community. It is located not in a hospital. Birch Creek Post Acute And Rehabilitation offers a range of services including skilled nursing, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and specialized memory care. The center is equipped with modern amenities and a supportive environment designed to enhance the quality of life for its residents. With a focus on personalized care plans and community engagement.

  • Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation is ranked #13 out of 18 facilities within a 10 mile radius and #34 out of 54 facilities within a 25 mile radius. See Ranking Report
  • CMS 5-Star Overall Rating is (3 out of 5):
  • Current Trend:   Improving
  • Total Nursing Hours Spent Per Resident Per Day: 3.41
    (The national average is 3.78 )
  • The percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission is 11.56% .
  •    There is no indication of abuse occuring at Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation. (CMS flags facilities where abuse has either happened or is very likely.)

  Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation Owner & Operator Information

Business Entity Name:

TACOMA SNF OPERATIONS LLC

Owners:

Managers and Directors:

  Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation Ratings and Inspection Scores

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regularly inspects every skilled nursing facility. The results of the multi-day inspection is a series of star ratings. The health inspection scores are an absolute value, so you can compare one facility's score directly to another.

Ratings

Overall Rating 3:
Health Inspection Rating 2:
Quality Rating 5:
Staffing Rating 3:

Inspection Scores

Cycle 1 Score (as of April 26, 2023) 120
Cycle 2 Score (as of August 27, 2021) 194
Cycle 3 Score (as of March 15, 2019) 96
Weighted All Cycles Score 141

  Nursing Hours Spent Per Patient

CMS provides detailed information about how long nursing staff spends with residents. This data includes nursing subcategories of Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and non-nursing Certified Nursing Assistants. More hours spend per patient should can indicate a better facility or it could indicate more complicated situations.

The nursing staff of Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation spends LESS time on average with its residents than the state average and LESS time than the national average for total nursing homes spent per resident.

Type Facility State / National Avg
Registered Nurse (RN)
Hours 0.59 0.86 / 0.65
Case Mix 0.33 0.38 / 0.38
Adjusted 0.66 NA / NA
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Hours 0.85 0.82 / 0.87
Case Mix 0.70 NA / NA
Adjusted 0.89 NA / NA
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
Hours 1.97 2.57 / 2.26
Case Mix 2.01 NA / NA
Adjusted 2.00 NA / NA
Total Licensed Staff
Hours 1.44 1.68 / 1.53
Physical Therapist (PT)
Hours 0.02 0.09 / 0.07
Total Nursing Homes Spent per Resident on Average
Hours 3.41 4.25 / 3.78
Case Mix 3.04 3.29 / 3.15
Adjusted 3.53 NA / NA

  Quality Measures

Quality measures are based both on patient survey information and on the results of actual claims that are filed with CMS. It is not clear what period is covered in the measures.

Desc. Perc./ State Avg. / Comparison
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission (qm521)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
11.6% / 17.9%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit (qm522)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
7.1% / 13.1%
Better
Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm551)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
Not Available
Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm552)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
Not Available
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased (qm401) 6.5% / 14.4%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight (qm404) 3.8% / 6.1%
Better
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder (qm405) 50.3% / 56.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder (qm406) 1.0% / 1.6%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection (qm407) 2.0% / 2.5%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms (qm408) 7.8% / 13.9%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained (qm409) 0.0% / 0.1%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (qm410) 2.7% / 2.8%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm415) 90.3% / 95.3%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication (qm419) 8.8% / 14.4%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm430) 73.2% / 85.1%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication (qm434) 0.7% / 1.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened (qm451) 20.1% / 20.5%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication (qm452) 14.0% / 11.9%
Worse
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers (qm453) 3.3% / 7.6%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm454) 91.9% / 94.7%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function (qm471) 77.1% / 74.7%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm472) 70.0% / 78.9%
Worse

  Hospitals Near Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation

Quite often skilled nursing facilities and hospitals work closely together to help patients recover or manage a terminal illness. Hospitals deals with acute care while nursing homes treat patients for a longer period of time. New residents at skilled nursing homes typically come from a hospital and nursing home residents may be readmitted to a hospital if their recovery does not proceed well. (Hospital readmission rates are closely monitored by CMS.) Consequently it is important that you consider which hospitals are near a nursing home which choosing one. Below is a list of hospitals near Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation.

This information is based on the most recent Hospital data. Historical data is not available.

Hospital 5-Star Overall Rating
MULTICARE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
401 15TH AVENUE SE
PUYALLUP, WA 98372
1
MULTICARE AUBURN MEDICAL CENTER
202 NORTH DIVISION STREET PLAZA ONE
AUBURN, WA 98001
2
CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
3900 CAPITAL MALL DR SW
OLYMPIA, WA 98502
2
TACOMA GENERAL ALLENMORE HOSPITAL
315 S MLK JR WAY
TACOMA, WA 98405
2
PROVIDENCE ST PETER HOSPITAL
413 LILLY ROAD NE
OLYMPIA, WA 98506
3
ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
34515 9TH AVENUE SOUTH
FEDERAL WAY, WA 98003
3
ST CLARE HOSPITAL
11315 BRIDGEPORT WAY S W
LAKEWOOD, WA 98499
3
HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER
16251 SYLVESTER ROAD SW
BURIEN, WA 98166
3
ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
1717 SOUTH J STREET
TACOMA, WA 98405
4
ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL
11567 CANTERWOOD BOULEVARD NW
GIG HARBOR, WA 98332
4
SWEDISH ISSAQUAH
751 NE BLAKELY DR
ISSAQUAH, WA 98029
4
VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER
400 S 43RD ST
RENTON, WA 98055
4
MARY BRIDGE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
317 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR W BOX 5299
TACOMA, WA 98415
Not Available
NAVOS - INPATIENT SERVICES
2600 SOUTHWEST HOLDEN
SEATTLE, WA 98126
Not Available
CASCADE BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL
12844 MILITARY ROAD SOUTH
TUKWILA, WA 98168
Not Available
SOUTH SOUND BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL
605 WOODLAND SQUARE LOOP SE
LACEY, WA 98503
Not Available
Madigan AMC (FT Lewis)
9040A Jackson Ave - Joint Base Lewis
McChord, WA 98431
Not Available
WELLFOUND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL
3402 S 19TH ST
TACOMA, WA 98405
Not Available
MULTICARE COVINGTON MEDICAL CENTER
17700 SE 272ND ST
COVINGTON, WA 98042
Not Available
ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL
1450 BATTERSBY AVENUE
ENUMCLAW, WA 98022
Not Available

Ratings History for Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation

  Medical Professionals Associated with Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation

These are the doctors who are affiliated with Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation. The data is from the most recent period. Historical data is not available.

  • NITHYA MENON ( PULMONARY DISEASE - YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL PHYSICIANS )

  Local Nursing Homes

Below is a list of nursing homes in near Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation (including this home). This list is ranked based on the nursing home's health inspection scores (alse referred to as the "weighted all cycles score"). We also show the home's 5-star overall rating in the list. (If a nursing home has been flaged by CMS for abuse, we will added an icon (  ) to the home to indicate this.)

The data is based on the dataset as of June 01, 2024.

Name Health Inspection Score / Overall Rating
Regency Olympia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
(OLYMPIA, WA)
27.333 / 4:
Washington Soldiers Home
(ORTING, WA)
30 / 5:
Mission Healthcare at Renton
(RENTON, WA)
31.333 / 5:
Rainier Rehabilitation
(PUYALLUP, WA)
32.667 / 5:
Life Care Center of South Hill
(PUYALLUP, WA)
33.333 / 5:
Caroline Kline Galland Home
(SEATTLE, WA)
34 / 5:
Providence Mother Joseph Care
(OLYMPIA, WA)
36.667 / 5:
Puget Sound Healthcare Center
(OLYMPIA, WA)
42 / 5:
Briarwood at Timber Ridge
(ISSAQUAH, WA)
48.667 / 5:
Panorama City Conv and Rehab Ctr
(LACEY, WA)
49.333 / 5:
Agility Health and Rehabilitation
(UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA)
51.333 / 4:
Heron's Key
(GIG HARBOR, WA)
58.667 / 5:
Kin On Health Care Center
(SEATTLE, WA)
60.667 / 4:
Olympia Transitional Care and Rehabilitation
(OLYMPIA, WA)
63.333 / 5:
Tacoma Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
(TACOMA, WA)
66 / 4:
Lacey Post Acute and Rehabilitation
(LACEY, WA)
67.333 / 5:
Life Care Center of Port Orchard
(PORT ORCHARD, WA)
68 / 5:
Eliseo
(TACOMA, WA)
75.333 / 4:
Providence Mount St Vincent
(SEATTLE, WA)
81.333 / 4:
The Oaks at Lakewood
(TACOMA, WA)
82 / 4:
Cottesmore of Life Care
(GIG HARBOR, WA)
86.667 / 4:
Puyallup Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
(PUYALLUP, WA)
87.333 / 3:
Washington Veteran Home-Retsil
(PT ORCHARD, WA)
89.333 / 3:
Garden Terrace Healthcare Center of Federal Way
(FEDERAL WAY, WA)
92.667 / 4:
Avamere Rehabilitation at Ridgemont
(PORT ORCHARD, WA)
96.667 / 3:
Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound
(TACOMA, WA)
104.667 / 4:
Alaska Gardens Health and Rehabilitation
(TACOMA, WA)
112 / 3:
Judson Park Health Center
(DES MOINES, WA)
113.333 / 4:
Avamere at Pacific Ridge
(TACOMA, WA)
117.333 / 1:
Life Care Center of Puyallup
(PUYALLUP, WA)
125.333 / 2:
Hallmark Manor
(FEDERAL WAY, WA)
128.5 / 3:
Avamere Heritage Rehabilitation of Tacoma
(TACOMA, WA)
138.667 / 2:
Avalon Care Center - Federal Way
(FEDERAL WAY, WA)
140 / 2:
Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation
(TACOMA, WA)
140.667 / 3:
Park Rose Care Center
(TACOMA, WA)
148 / 2:
Wesley Homes Health Center
(DES MOINES, WA)
154 / 3:
Emerald Bay Care
(BREMERTON, WA)
158.667 / 2:
Lea Hill Rehabilitation and Care Center
(AUBURN, WA)
161.667 / 3:
Life Care Center of Federal Way
(FEDERAL WAY, WA)
162 / 2:
Canterbury House
(AUBURN, WA)
167.333 / 2:
Benson Heights Rehabilitation Center
(KENT, WA)
184.667 / 1:
Avamere Rehabilitation of Issaquah
(ISSAQUAH, WA)
184.833 / 1:
Avamere Rehabilitation of Burien
(BURIEN, WA)
187.833 / 1:
Enumclaw Health and Rehab Center
(ENUMCLAW, WA)
200.333 / 1:
Orchard Park Health Care and Rehab Center
(TACOMA, WA)
207.667 / 1:
Puget Sound Transitional Care
(DES MOINES, WA)
208 / 1:
Linden Grove Health Care Center
(PUYALLUP, WA)
210.667 / 1:
Heartwood Extended Healthcare
(TACOMA, WA)
229.333 / 1:
Roo Lan Health and Rehab
(LACEY, WA)
251.5 / 1:
Gig Harbor Health and Rehabilitation
(GIG HARBOR, WA)
253.333 / 1:
Renton Health and Rehabilitation
(RENTON, WA)
268.5 / 2:
North Auburn Rehab and Health Center
(AUBURN, WA)
344.667 / 1:
Valley View Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
(RENTON, WA)
400 / 1:
Auburn Post Acute
(AUBURN, WA)
436.333 / 1:

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Noted Deficiencies for Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation

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Nursing Hours Analysis for Birch Creek Post Acute and Rehabilitation

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