Hastings Senior Health & Living is a senior living facility located in Hastings, Minnesota, which has 29,488 people. After receiving an A overall grade, this facility has the distinction of being one of the top 100 nursing homes in Minnesota. This is an impressive achievement in a state with a long list of high-end nursing homes. We really couldn't find many bad things to say about this facility. Its grades are as good as they get. As you can find below, this place also performed just fine in our category ratings. It's hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
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Hastings Senior Health & Living
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Best Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Hastings, Minnesota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Hastings, Minnesota Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Hastings, Minnesota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this area. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to patient health or safety. A few minor dings are not necessarily something to panic about.
Short-term Care Quality
Another reason we rated this facility so favorably is that it received an A+ short-term care grade. This is simply as dominant as it gets in this category. Our short-term care grade is often used to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to have high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing grades are mostly associated with the facility's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning patients more often.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is long-term care. We awarded this nursing home one of our better grades in this category, with a B. Even though this is not as dominant as a few of this nursing home's other grades, it is nevertheless a positive grade. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, 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.
Hastings Senior Health & Living Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 6.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term residents which are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that experienced falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 11.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 4.16% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients showing signs of depression. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 94.15% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 13.41% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 15.86% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 15.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 14.49 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hastings Senior Health & Living , 77.42% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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