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Adams Health Care Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Mar 1, 2021 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A
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Adams Health Care Center's website

810 West Main Street,
Adams MN 55909

(507) 582-3263

65.66% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Adams Health Care Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Please note our records indicate that Adams Health Care Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.

Adams Health Care Center is located in Adams, Minnesota. Sporting an overall rating of A, this is without a doubt a world class facility. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this nursing home. If you scroll down, you can see this facility's category grades, which are also quite good.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - City
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

One of the reasons this place ended up being a quality nursing home is it earned an A+ inspection grade. This is just about as good as it gets in this area. Our inspection grades are based on several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing rating is mostly based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Turning the page to our next category, this nursing home received first-rate long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A in this area. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary deaths for the nursing home population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

Moving on to the next area, this nursing home was given a high-end short-term care score. Although this isn't nearly as impressive as some of its other grades, this is nevertheless one of the better scores we offer. In computing these short-term care grades, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to formulate a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 4.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Adams Health Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Adams Health Care Center, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure is is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Adams Health Care Center, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Adams Health Care Center, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A+

In Adams Health Care Center, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A+

In Adams Health Care Center, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Adams Health Care Center, 4.73% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Adams Health Care Center, 93.57% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Adams Health Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and bathing. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Adams Health Care Center, 20.05% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Adams Health Care Center, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: D

In Adams Health Care Center, 12.78 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Adams Health Care Center, 76.19% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.