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Nursing Homes in Minnesota

  • 5th
    National Rank
  • 354
    Nursing Homes
  • 6.69%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.25/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Minnesota Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Minnesota, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents who sustained a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs

This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used to treat several medical conditions, including dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Minnesota, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 4.58% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 93.31% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Minnesota, 13.09% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 18.07% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Minnesota, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Minnesota, 12.51 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Minnesota, 76.76% Percentage of Resident

Measures the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Minnesota cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Aitkin201
Grade: B-plus
Albert Lea411
Grade: B-plus
Alexandria212
Grade: A-plus
Anoka293
Grade: B
Austin300
Grade: B
Bemidji212
Grade: B-plus
Brainerd212
Grade: A
Buffalo212
Grade: A-plus
Burnsville1102
Grade: A-minus
Cottage Grove162
Grade: A-minus
Crookston211
Grade: B-minus
Detroit Lakes221
Grade: A
Duluth834
Grade: B
Eden Prairie1113
Grade: D
Elk River120
Grade: B-plus
Excelsior262
Grade: A-minus
Farmington141
Grade: A
Fergus Falls312
Grade: A
Grand Rapids211
Grade: C
Hastings231
Grade: A
Hopkins2208
Grade: A-minus
Inver Grove Heights2155
Grade: A-minus
Little Falls211
Grade: B-plus
Luverne201
Grade: A
Mankato421
Grade: B-plus
Minneapolis523212
Grade: B-plus
Moorhead233
Grade: B-minus
Northfield321
Grade: A-minus
Osseo1154
Grade: B
Red Wing211
Grade: B
Rochester733
Grade: B
Saint Cloud211
Grade: B
Saint Paul312711
Grade: B-plus
Sartell211
Grade: A
Shakopee282
Grade: A
Sleepy Eye201
Grade: A
Stillwater442
Grade: A-minus
Thief River Falls212
Grade: B
Virginia211
Grade: B-minus
Waconia221
Grade: A-minus
Willmar212
Grade: A
Winona311
Grade: B-plus
Worthington211
Grade: B