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.
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Adams Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Mar 1, 2021 by Nick Lata
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.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2020
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.
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.
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Long-term Care Quality
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
Moving on to the next area, this nursing home was given a high-end short-term care score. We gave it a grade of B+ in that category, finishing off one of our finer profiles. In forming these short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to devise a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Adams Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Adams Health Care Center, 4.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Adams Health Care Center, 0% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 4.35% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 0% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 0% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 4.84% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Adams Health Care Center, 98.89% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 11.11% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 16.24% of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Adams Health Care Center, 16.24% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 18.31% 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
In Adams Health Care Center, 88.87% 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.
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