Augusta Place, a Prospera Community is a nursing home in Bismarck, North Dakota, a city with a population of 78,133 people. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is very favorable score. Based on our ratings, this facility is simply as good as it gets. If you scroll down, you will see this place's category ratings, which are also strong.
Augusta Place, a Prospera Community
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a top notch nursing home overall, this place also performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many facilities performed better in this area. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to create an immediate threat to resident safety or health. A few relatively minor dings are not something to panic about.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is largely associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 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 place 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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Short-term Care Quality
Turning our third category, we gave this facility a grade of A- for its short-term care grade. This is a very strong grade. Our short-term care ratings are meaningful for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility 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. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is long-term care. In that area, we gave this facility an impressive grade of B. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Augusta Place, a Prospera Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 4.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents which have had falls which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 19.9% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 18.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 5.76% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 96.66% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 15.94% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 17.76% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 1.14 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 17.76 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 8.62 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Augusta Place, a Prospera Community, 78.29% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with better rehabilitation.
Scores for Bismarck, ND
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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