Located in Barrett, Minnesota, Barrett Care Center is the sole facility we were able to find in the area. This proved to be an A rated facility. This facility was given one of the top scores that we offer. A score of this caliber requires first-rate marks across the board. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the 100 best nursing homes in Minnesota. This is an impressive feat in a state with a long list of high-end nursing homes. We also gave this facility phenomenal grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Barrett Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well overall, this nursing home received a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it received one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its high-end resume, this nursing home also was awarded a superb long-term care grade, with a grade of A. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 99.15254 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly is often a life or death illness for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not leave this to chance. Finally, 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 number.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing score includes a number of factors. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at 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.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, this nursing home also was given a first-rate short-term care score, with a B+. This finished off a first-rate profile. Short-term care grades are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Barrett Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Barrett Care Center, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Barrett Care Center, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Barrett Care Center, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents which experienced a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Barrett Care Center, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care residents who are given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Barrett Care Center, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Barrett Care Center, 4.73% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Barrett Care Center, 93.57% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Barrett Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Barrett Care Center, 20.05% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term patients that remained mobile levels. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is important for patients health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Barrett Care Center, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Barrett Care Center, 76.19% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.