With an address in Aberdeen, South Dakota, Aberdeen Health and Rehab is one of four facilities in the city. Featuring an overall score of B, this nursing home is a very good option. Based on all of the relevant data, you can do much worse than this place. The best part of this nursing home's impressive profile was its short-term care score. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section
Aberdeen Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
Part of the reason this place fared so well overall is that it excelled in the area of short-term care, with a grade of B+ in that category. It outpaced most facilities in this category. Our short-term care ratings are believed to be more meaningful for residents in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not merely nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
In addition, this nursing home also excelled in inspections, where it received an B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection grades are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspections. Facilities that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. When calculating our nursing ratings, we factor in both nursing hours and the training levels of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed is long-term care. For this category, we gave this facility a C. Our long-term care grades are based on a nursing home's amount of nursing services. This means a vast scope of personal care services, ranging from assistance with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Aberdeen Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 6.6% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 5.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 3.35% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from urinary tract infections. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 19.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 14.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 4.93% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 94.89% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 16.78% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating. Some experts would argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 21.3% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 21.3 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 10.25 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Aberdeen Health and Rehab, 79.4% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Aberdeen, SD
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Aberdeen, South Dakota has 3 other nursing homes
- Avera St LukesAcute Care Hospitals 2.18 miles away305 S State St Post Office Box 4450 Aberdeen South Dakota 57401Voluntary non-profit - Church(605) 622-5000
- Sanford Aberdeen Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.43 miles away2905 3rd Ave Se Aberdeen South Dakota 57402Voluntary non-profit - Private(605) 626-4200