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Bethany at Silver Lake

2235 Lake Heights Drive
Everett, WA 98208
(425) 338-3000

Data accessed October 10, 2023.

General Information

Bethany at Silver Lake is a non-profit church-related entity owned by Bethany of the Northwest. A Medicare and Medicaid participant, this facility has 151 certified beds and is not located within a hospital or Continuing Care Retirement Community.

Fines and Citations

As a result of the facility’s most recent health inspection on May 26, 2022, the facility received 29 citations for various failures, including to:

  • Ensure an environment free of accident hazards. Findings specifically describe observations that “hazardous chemicals” were left unsecured in three resident units, including a Dementia Unit. “The failure to safely secure
  • Establish and implement an adequate infection prevention and control program. Findings specifically describe staff
    failures to appropriately use personal protective equipment and practice adequate hand hygiene during a Covid-19
    outbreak. According to the citation, the outbreak “had a result of 35 residents test positive, 35 staff members test
    positives, and the death of three residents.” It adds that the failures to implement adequate infection prevention
    practices put residents, visitors, and staff at risk of exposure to Covid-19.

Fire and Safety Inspections

This facility has automatic sprinkler systems in all required areas. Its most recent fire and safety inspection was on May 16, 2022, and six fire safety citations were issued. The average number of safety citations in Washington is 11.2; in the U.S., 4.7.

Staffing

Number of Residents
The average number of residents per day at this facility is 111.7.
The Washington average is 67.7.
The national average is 80.8.

Number of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day is 3 hours and 34 minutes.
The Washington average is 4 hours and 17 minutes.
The national average is 3 hours and 46 minutes.

Number of RN Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of RN hours per resident per day is 1 hour and 2 minutes.
The Washington average is 54 minutes.
The national average is 40 minutes.

LPN/LVN Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of LPN/LVN hours per resident per day is 1 hour and 2 minutes.
The Washington average is 49 minutes.
The national average is 53 minutes.

Nurse Aide Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of nurse aide hours per resident per day is 1 hour and 51 minutes.
The Washington average is 2 hours and 34 minutes.
The national average is 2 hours and 13 minutes.

Physical Therapist Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
The number of Physical Therapist staff hours per resident per day is 4 minutes.
The Washington average is 5 minutes.
The national average is 4 minutes.

  1. Vital Statistics

Number of Beds: 151 certified beds
Accepts: Medicare and Medicaid

  1. Key Ratings

Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating Two Out of Five Stars Below Average
Health Inspection One Out of Five Stars Much Below Average
Staffing Two Out of Five Stars Below Average
Quality Measures Five Out of Five Stars Much Above Average
  1. Key Short Stay Statistics

Description Bethany at Silver Lake Washington Average
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
2.7% N/A
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
93.5% 79.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
98% 85.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 1.2%
  1. Key Long Stay Statistics

Description Bethany at Silver Lake Washington Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
2.7% 2.8%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
1.5% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
7% 6.9%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
72.7% 56.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
0.9% 2%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
14.2% 19.4%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
14.1% 14.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
7.9% 6.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
46.2% 12.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
3.9% 12.1%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
98.6% 94.7%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
99.4% 95%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
12.6% 13.9%
  1. COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Description Bethany at Silver Lake Washington Average
Residents who are up to date on vaccines
Higher percentages are better.
74.3% 59.8%
Staff who are up to date on vaccines
Higher percentages are better.
23.8% 28.2%
  1. Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 5/26/2022
Total number of health citations:  29
Average number of health citations in Washington:  14.8
Average number of health citations in the U.S.: 9.0