Aftenro Home is a small non-profit facility located in Duluth, Minnesota. It looks like this is a very good facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very good score. This is one of the top three facilities in Duluth. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card is its long-term care rating. We discuss long-term care in the next paragraph
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- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
510 West College Street,
Duluth MN 55811
91.48% estimated occupancy 1
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Diabetes Management
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our long-term care grade. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 98.46154 percent of its residents, which is far higher than most nursing homes. 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 number.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's above average category grades came in the category of short-term care. We awarded them one of our more positive grades in that category, with a score of B+. Our short-term care ratings are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. We weren't able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final measure we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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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+. Our nursing rating weighs a handful of components, most of which are based on nursing hours. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home 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.
In the last category we assessed, this nursing home received a decent grade in inspections as well. In fact, we gave it a grade of B- for that category. This nursing home didn't have any major weaknesses. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. This nursing home received 10 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Aftenro Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Aftenro Home, 6.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Aftenro Home, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Aftenro Home, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Aftenro Home, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for treating several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Aftenro Home, 11.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Aftenro Home, 4.16% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many would argue that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Aftenro Home, 94.15% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Aftenro Home, 13.41% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Aftenro Home, 15.86% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Aftenro Home, 15.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Scores for Duluth, MN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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