Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community is a facility in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a city with a population of 30,061 people. Sporting an overall grade of A, it proved to be the highest graded facility in the city. Based on our analysis, this nursing home is really as good as it gets. If you look below, you can see this facility's category ratings, which are equally strong as its overall grade.
Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to point out that this nursing home earned near flawless government inspections recently. We gave them an A+ in this area. Arguably the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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 scores are mostly associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its remarkable resume, this nursing home also was awarded an excellent short-term care score, with a score of A. With our short-term care score, we seek to forge a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at a nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category we looked at, this facility was awarded a very favorable grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility finished off a straight A profile. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After we finished looking at the amount of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia can be a dangerous health condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home does not take any chances. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 6.6% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 5.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 3.35% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 19.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 14.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 4.93% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Many would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 94.89% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 16.78% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 21.3% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Some argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 21.3 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 10.25 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Avera Mother Joseph Manor Retirement Community, 79.4% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Aberdeen, SD
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Aberdeen, South Dakota has 3 other nursing homes
- Avera St LukesAcute Care Hospitals 0.99 miles away305 S State St Post Office Box 4450 Aberdeen South Dakota 57401Voluntary non-profit - Church(605) 622-5000
- Sanford Aberdeen Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2 miles away2905 3rd Ave Se Aberdeen South Dakota 57402Voluntary non-profit - Private(605) 626-4200