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4.89%
3.63stars
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North Dakota Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

A-
4.89%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced falls leading to serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.

B-
4.89%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This gauges the percent of long-term care patients that suffered from UTI's. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having differing reporting standards.

B-
3.18%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for several conditions, including cognitive disorders.

B-
17.01%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

B
19.03%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some argue this is a measure of resident quality of life.

B-
5.36%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

B+
97.19%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's health.

B
15.67%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.

B
16.12%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

B+
1.45

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.

B
16.12

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

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. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.

B+
8.54

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.

A-
78.95%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

North Dakota's
Nursing Home Quality
A-
A-
Long-Term Care
A
Inspection Reports
A-
Nurse Quality
B
Short-Term Care
More information about North Dakota
Number of Hospitals: 47
Number of Dialysis facilities: 15
Number of Medicaid beds: 5,899

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Sanford Hillsboro Care Center
  2. Towner County Living Center
  3. Napoleon Care Center
  4. Strasburg Nursing Home
  5. Rosewood on Broadway
North Dakota is ranked as the 6th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. St Alexius Transitional Care Unit
  2. Bethany on 42nd
  3. Bethany on University
  4. Trinity Homes
  5. Valley Eldercare Center
North Dakota is ranked as the 25th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Strasburg Nursing Home
  2. Napoleon Care Center
  3. Wedgewood Manor
  4. Southwest Healthcare Servs
  5. Wishek Living Center
North Dakota is ranked as the 1st best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. St Alexius Transitional Care Unit
  2. Elim Care Center
  3. Wishek Living Center
  4. Sanford Hillsboro Care Center
  5. Hatton Prairie Village
North Dakota is ranked as the 7th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

North Dakota cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Bismarck6 2 2
A
Devils Lake2 1 1
B+
Dickinson2 1 1
A-
Fargo7 3 3
A
Garrison2 0 1
A-
Grand Forks2 3 1
A
Jamestown2 1 2
A
Lisbon2 0 1
A
Mandan3 2 2
B+
Minot2 2 1
B+