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Arizona State Veterans Home

4141 NORTH S HERRERA WAY
Phoenix, AZ 85012-1832
(602) 248-1550
Fax: (602) 263-1826
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing
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    Highlights
    The Arizona State Veteran Home (ASVH) is a 200 bed Medicare certified skilled nursing facility located at 4141 N. Third Street, Phoenix, Arizona. This is a State owned and operated facility built next to the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Administration Hospital and Steele Indian School Park. ASVH serves the long term care and rehabilitative needs of the veterans of Arizona. The 200 beds are divided into four 50 bed units. One hundred fifty long term care beds, twenty five memory care bed unit and a twenty five bed Medicare/rehab focused unit. ASVH provides rehabilitative therapy seven days a week. Physical therapy is designed to improve movement and function. Occupational therapy is designed to improve daily living skills and Speech therapy to improve memory and swallowing disabilities. A Snoezelen room, originated and developed in Holland, provides a quiet therapeutic stimulating visual environment for dementia residents. The facility provides a private telephone for local calls at bed side for each resident and free cable TV. Each resident room contains a TV and a DVD player. The facility has a one thousand DVD movie library. There is a gift shop, a beauty/barber shop, a small aviary and a meditation room for the use of the residents and family members. An All-American military veteran motif is followed throughout the building providing a very pleasant patriotic theme. The facility is WI-FI capable. Honorably separated Veterans to including spouses and widows are eligible for admission. ASVH has an energetic and caring staff provides nursing care, therapeutic recreation and social services to those who have served us. A Veterans Benefits Counselor is available onsite to assist the veteran resident in obtaining their veteran benefits/pension. Social Services are available to provide psychosocial support and discharge planning for residents and their families. Veteran seniors and their spouses who choose long-term care enjoy a vibrant, independent lifestyle with customized services to fit their needs. Resident veterans enjoy comfort, dignity and warm social connections. A variety of activities are planned and promoted, increasing the sense of community for each resident. Caregivers are respectful, well-trained and attentive. Our Mission The mission of the Arizona State Veteran Home is to provide professional skilled nursing and rehabilitative care for the geriatric and chronically ill veteran and dependent/surviving spouses throughout the State of Arizona. Our goal is for each veteran to attain or maintain his or her highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.
    All genders welcome
    Age 50 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of an I.V.
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Physically aggressive and combative behaviors
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Controlled access garage
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Air purification system
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Community
    Opened in:
    1995
    Number of residents: 190
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Chapel
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    Storage
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Bible study groups, bingo nights, poker nights, book clubs, trips to VFW, and outings to Phoenix Zoo, Wal-Mart trips, WII, Dakim brain fitness, and other community entities.
    This facility caters to:
    Veterans and their spouses
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 157
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 1/8/1996
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Both
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average state scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average region scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.5 stars
    3.45 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    2.91 stars
    2.99 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.91 stars
    3.78 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.67 stars
    3.62 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.74 stars
    3.57 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average state scores in 5 of 14 areas.
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average region scores in 4 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.65 hours
    2.58 hours
    2.83 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.12 hours
    0.9 hours
    1.02 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.66 hours
    1.03 hours
    0.99 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.78 hours
    1.93 hours
    2.01 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.42 hours
    4.51 hours
    4.84 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.04 hours
    0.15 hours
    0.13 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.18 hours
    2.43 hours
    2.44 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.57 hours
    0.69 hours
    0.71 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.87 hours
    1.18 hours
    1.18 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.63 hours
    4.31 hours
    4.32 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.98 hours
    2.61 hours
    2.86 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.62 hours
    1.08 hours
    1.22 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.57 hours
    0.64 hours
    0.61 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.92 hours
    4.23 hours
    4.55 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average state scores in 7 of 13 areas.
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average region scores in 7 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    20.7%
    14.68%
    13.33%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    8.7%
    12.34%
    13.47%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    8.7%
    6.31%
    7.01%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    7.8%
    7.19%
    6.29%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    47.3%
    51.68%
    53.08%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    13.4%
    4.6%
    5.72%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    6%
    6.46%
    6.38%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    11.2%
    4.55%
    3.53%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    0%
    0.81%
    1.06%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    1.1%
    2.78%
    2.44%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    98%
    95.13%
    94.11%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    93.2%
    96.48%
    97.55%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    37.1%
    21.31%
    26.01%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average state scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Arizona State Veterans Home exceeds average region scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    30.5%
    25.18%
    27.88%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0%
    0.89%
    0.76%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    88%
    89.38%
    91.26%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    85.4%
    88.29%
    90.47%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    11.6%
    2.05%
    2.58%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Licenses
    AZ Nursing Home
    License No. LTC0147
    Issued by Arizona Department of Health Services
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 035234
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare

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