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St Johns Lutheran Home
3940 Rimrock Rd, Billings, MT 59102
Based on 24 reviews
Services and Housing OptionsNursing Home
Call for pricing and availability(800) 780-8101
St Johns Lutheran Home Description
At St. John's United, we are experts in aging and older adulthood. With over 700 employed staff and an array of volunteers, we provide people with varying levels of support, from fully independent to fully dependent. Where you choose to live, we help you live your life with confidence.
St. John's is committed to providing a variety of high-quality living experiences that meet the needs of its residents. We offer independent-living and assisted-living communities, as well as skilled nursing and memory care. As residents' needs change, we help them make seamless transitions to the living option that is best for them.
St Johns Lutheran Home is located 5.7 miles from Billings, a small city with a population of 110,263. Other nearby cities and towns include Lockwood and Laurel. The community is in a middle class neighborhood where the average income is $59,569, 56% of the country has a higher median income.
This community provides Nursing Home Care and has Studio apartments available. Studio apartments start at an estimated $8,076 a month, while the average cost of Nursing Home Care is $8,073 in Billings, $7,703 in MT, and $7,090 in the United States. These prices are estimated. St Johns Lutheran Home is ranked 7 out of 12 communities in Billings and is ranked 52 out of 79 communities in MT.
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Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
This nursing community has been given an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 3 stars on its health inspection, 4 stars on its quality measures rating, and 5 stars on its staffing rating. Within the quality measure rating, each facility is given a short-stay rating and a long-stay rating. This facility received a 4-star short-stay rating and a 4-star long-stay rating. Additionally, within its staffing rating, this facility received a 5 star registered nurse rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 01/01/67 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a very large-sized nursing community with 186 nursing beds. Currently, there are 121 residents within the nursing community. Be advised these resident occupancy numbers are not always up to date and are collected from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services website periodically. The community is a continuing care retirement community which is a community where there are multiple levels of care at a single location. Typically these communities have 3-4 levels of care including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and nursing care.
Alerts from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
This facility has not been given a health inspection within the last 2 years. This facility has been given 1.0 fine by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for a total of $9,889.75. The facility has had 1 substantiated complaints reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours per Resident per Day
Reported LPN Staffing Hours per Resident per Day
Reported RN Staffing Hours per Resident per Day
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours per Resident per Day
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours per Resident per Day
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours per Resident Per Day
Long Stay Metrics
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days
Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days
Short Stay Metrics
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission
Healthcare Near St Johns Lutheran Home
St Johns Lutheran Home is close to a wide range of health providers including hospitals, pharmacies and dentists. The closest hospital is Billings OBGYN which is 1.1 miles away, but there are also other hospitals in the area including Great Northern Endodontics, and Saint Vincent Healthcare. Pharmacies close by are Walgreens which is 1.2 miles away, CVS Pharmacy, and Osco. Have to go to the dentist? Options include Cody W. Haslam DDS which is 1.2 miles away, Turley Dental Care, and Shaub & Dorow.
St Johns Lutheran Home is also close to a range of restaurants, culture and parks. Looking to go out to eat or order takeout? Order Chinese at Grand Garden, German at Oktoberfest or pizza at MacKenzie River Pizza. Love the arts? Head on over to Billings Studio Theater, Amphitheater, or Alberta Bair Theater. Looking for a park to relax at? Enjoy the outdoors at Billings, Poly Vista Park, or Zimmerman Park.
Weather in the area consists of an average of 75 days of rain, 68 days of snow and 220 days of sun and the total precipitation is around 0.9 inches a year. The region reaches a high of 76°F in the summer and 24°F in the winter, with an average temp of 49.2°F throughout the year. The average humidity is 56.2%, with max winds averaging around 13.6 mph.
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Care Staff Rating
I attended a public event hosted at St. John's and was shocked by how I was treated by its director of community of events in what can only be characterized as an unprofessional, discourteous, uncivil and vulgar manner. Little did this worthless employee understand how she represented the brand and reputation of St. John's, degraded its mission and lost the support of potential major gift donors.
We were told by this company (and others) that they could not afford to pay for entertainment for it's residents, and only provided music emtertainment if it was done by volunteers. Keep that in mind when you sign your monthly check to these extravagant and costly facilities . We located our loved one at another facility because of this cheap policy/attitude by mega - rich companies.
After a fractured femur, my doctor arranged for me to have physical therapy and occupational therapy through St. John's Home Health. I am so very grateful for the help I received. It would have been a harship to travel to therapy. The therapists were professional, knowledgeable, and very kind and patient. The road to recovery was so much easier having them to help. I cannot thank them enough.
My parents were in the vista until dad passed and then we moved mom into to Mooreberg cottage. The staff at both facilities did a great job!! Especially with mom as she could be difficult at times. The professionalism and care mom received allowed me the joy of being a daughter and not a caretaker.
I have volunteered at St. John's for 8 years and have been honored to be affiliated with such a wonderful mission oriented organization!!! I can assure you I have been given/received more than I have given. My heart and soul have been filled with the true human experience and journey of life in all aspects with great values and practices at every level!!! Keep up your great work St. John's, you practice your mission in the people whom you serve every day and impact eternity!
Asked me to resign to work for them then they refused to hire me! - I was working in their facilities as a pool CNA through Yellowstone and they continuously solicited me with job offers ( violating the contract with Yellowstone) I quickly learned it was a good opportunity and sat down with Kylie who offered me an official position and asked I leave Yellowstone. I resigned from Yellowstone and was not allowed to work my two weeks. When I returned to Kylie she stated they couldn't hire me because I hadn't finished my two weeks. Since then I have applied for multiple positions and been immediately denied with the line they managed to fill the positions which are all still open. Very good place to work but the HR department seems unethical in my experience.
St. John's is incredibly accomodating for those vulnerable populations they serve and I believe as a community they strive to care and provide for all residents despite financial and social status. I have had excellent experiences with this ministry in private and professional dealings and would highly recommend for care of a loved one as well as for employment.
The way I was treated while working there was HORRIBLE!!!! I was being bullied and harrassed by coworkers and Management did NOTHING about it. Everything I did while working was as perfect as I could get it. My residents were well taken care of. But because my coworkers didn't like me for whatever reasons they made my work experience with St. John's misrable. So stay away from them. Cause if you don't FIT IN the staff will run you out and make you look bad to Managment!!!
I thought staff was very rude. I went to talk to someone about my dad comeing to live at St John's. Staff was rude. Refused to show me areas of the facility. Told me some of my questions were out of line. I was looking for the best facility for my fathers care. I obviously didn't choose St Johns. When a business refuses to show you where the their patients eat or answer questions regarding their facilities there is something wrong.
Health and Fire Safety Deficiencies
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid report report health and fire safety deficiencies. Some of these deficiencies are more severe than others. The following table shows different levels of severity.
|Severity of Deficiency||Isolated||Pattern||Widespread|
|Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety||J||K||L|
|Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy||G||H||I|
|No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy||D||E||F|
|No actual harm with potential for minimal harm||A||B||C|
Fire Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2019-08-28||2019-10-10||D||Egress Deficiencies||Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.|
|2019-08-28||2019-10-10||D||Egress Deficiencies||Have stairways and smokeproof enclosures used as exits that meet safety requirements.|
|2019-08-28||2019-10-10||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.|
|2019-08-28||2019-10-10||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2019-08-28||2019-10-10||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.|
|2019-08-28||2019-10-10||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Address patient/client population and determine types of services needed.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Establish staff and initial training requirements.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Egress Deficiencies||Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Egress Deficiencies||Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Egress Deficiencies||Provide exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Egress Deficiencies||Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Provide properly protected cooking facilities.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Have a complete alarm system manually initiated and initiated by fire sprinkler system connection.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Services Deficiencies||Have elevators that firefighters can control in the event of a fire.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||F||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Meet other general requirements that are deficient.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.|
|2019-03-12||2019-04-26||D||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||E||Construction Deficiencies||Have a correctly designed non-healthcare occupancy area in a health care facility.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||E||Egress Deficiencies||Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||B||Egress Deficiencies||Provide exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||E||Services Deficiencies||Meet other general requirements that are deficient.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||E||Services Deficiencies||Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.|
|2017-11-07||2017-12-21||B||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Meet other general requirements that are deficient.|
Health Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||G||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Notify the resident or the residents representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residents bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||E||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.|
|2019-08-22||2019-10-04||E||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2019-03-08||2019-04-19||D||Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies||Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.|
|2019-03-08||2019-04-22||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.|
|2019-03-08||2019-04-22||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.|
|2019-03-08||2019-04-22||E||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.|
|2019-03-08||2019-04-22||E||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.|
|2019-03-08||2019-04-19||D||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-22||E||Environmental Deficiencies||Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-18||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-23||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-23||E||Environmental Deficiencies||Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-18||E||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-22||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.|
|2017-11-08||2017-12-22||E||Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies||Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.|
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