Avera Morningside Heights Care Center is in Marshall, Minnesota. Sporting an overall score of B, this is a fine facility. Based on all of the relevant data, you could do much worse than this nursing home. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Avera Morningside Heights Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Radiation Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall performance, we gave this facility a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it received a score of B+. It performed better than most nursing homes in this area. In crafting these short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to create a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. We were not able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The last measure we assessed in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility was given an impressive long-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that category with a score of B+. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 98.68996 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
This facility's worst area is nursing, which is the final category we assessed. In this area, we gave this facility a grade of D. Our nursing rating considers several data points. The most heavily weighted one is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provided only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing grades. This place fared well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Avera Morningside Heights Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients which suffered from UTI's. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 4.73% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 93.57% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 20.05% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 12.78 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, 76.19% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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