Yakima Valley School

Yakima Valley School

Overview

Yakima Valley School is located in Selah, WA, part of Yakima County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 8,208. 11% of residents are 65 years or older, 5.5% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Gleed, Yakima, and Eschbach.

Our network provides data for 2 senior living communities in Selah, WA with this community.

About the Community

A state-owned entity, Yakima Valley School accepts Medicaid. The facility contains 112 beds with an average occupancy rate of 41.8%.

Neither resident nor family council is available. Yakima Valley School is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Yakima Valley School reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Washington’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

D

25.4% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 5.9% more than the nation and 13.1% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

22.5% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 8% more than the nation and 8.7% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

B

0.5% of residents have depressive symptoms, 7% less than the nation and 13.2% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

B

2% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 1.4% less than the nation and 0.9% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

C

13% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 1.6% less than the nation and 0.9% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

A

100% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 4.6% more than the nation and 4.7% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

F

1.5% of residents were physically restrained, 1.3% more than the nation and 1% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

99% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 6.3% more than the nation and 4% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

A

0.7% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 7.4% less than the nation and 6.4% less than the state.

UTI

F

7.1% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 4.7% more than the nation and 4.8% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

3.1% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.5% more than the nation and 1.4% more than the state.

Weight Loss

A

0% of residents lose too much weight, 6% less than the nation and 6.4% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

D

20.7% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 2.7% more than the nation and 1.1% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

A

0% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 1.8% less than the nation and 1.5% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

F

20% of residents saw improvements in function, 54.3% less than the nation and 54.4% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

86.3% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 6.8% more than the nation and 2.6% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

B

93.5% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 6.2% more than the nation and 5.6% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

B

80.4% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 23.1% more than the nation and 22.5% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

A

100% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 13.1% more than the nation and 8.8% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

F

10% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 32.9% less than the nation and 28.6% less than the state.

Yakima Valley School provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Washington’s averages.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Yakima Valley School residents that require a hospital visit, Yakima Regional Medical & Cardiac Center is the closest, 4.44 miles away. Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is the next nearest, 4.6 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Howard’s Drug, 0.72 miles away, and Howards Medical Supply, 0.73 miles away. Howards Medical and River Village Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Selah Creek Dental and Michael S McKay DDS are 0.49 miles and 0.49 miles away. As for vision care, Selah Vision Clinic is 0.43 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Wixson Park is 0.66 miles away, and Chesterley Park is 3.17 miles away. Yakima Cinema is 2.78 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Selah Library, 0.51 miles from Yakima Valley School.

Nearby places of worship include Church of the Nazarene and Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church. The former is 0.36 miles, and the latter is 0.37 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Second Glance Hair Design is 0.49 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Chinese Gourmet Garden and Golden Bull, 0.44 miles and 0.44 miles away. Taqueria Los Primos 4 and Teppanyaki Box are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Downtown Super Foods is 0.79 miles away, and Grocery Outlet Bargain Market is 0.87 miles away. Seneca Foods and Fred Meyer are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Homestreet Bank, 0.4 miles away, or Citibank, 0.42 miles away. Citibank and US Bank Branch are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Selah

July was Selah’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 93°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 22°F.

The city saw 8.47 inches of precipitation, 541.3 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 59% over the last 12 months.

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