We assessed the only nursing home in Elk River, Minnesota. We were relieved to discover that, this place's lone nursing home received a top-notch grade of A-, so at least you have one quality option. By way of comparison, we gave the nursing homes in the nearby city of Saint Cloud a city grade of B, which is also an impressive grade. Nevertheless, we found this facility in Elk River to be in a totally different league than the ones in Saint Cloud. In addition, Elk River is also one of the 250 best cities in the United States.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded this city's lone nursing home a grade of A+ for our short-term care category. Short-term care scores are meaningful for prospective residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. This nursing home also performed extremely well in our inspection category, where we gave it an A. Wrapping up its profile, we awarded the city grades of A- and C for our nursing and long-term care areas respectively. Outside of its long-term care grade, this place's three other grades were outstanding.