With an address in Ada, Minnesota, Benedictine Living Community–Ada is the only nursing home we were able to find in the city. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this is without a doubt a very good nursing home. Based on our ratings, this place is really as good as it gets. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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Benedictine Living Community–Ada
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home also earned a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that area with a grade of A+. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
Compounding its first-rate achievements in other areas, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for our short-term care rating. In determining our short-term care ratings, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to formulate a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return 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. We assessed the skill-level of nurses at the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time the nurses were with patients, in calculating our rating in this category. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place 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.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we rated is long-term care. This facility was awarded an above average long-term care score this year, with a B-. Although this isn't nearly as good as a few of its other scores, this is nevertheless a decent grade in this category. In the category of long-term care, we look at the quantity of care offered by a nursing home, rather than more healthcare-oriented services. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents. This facility was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization 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.
Benedictine Living Community–Ada Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 4.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 5.52% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 4.38% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 20.69% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 24.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 16.91% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 97.37% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 16.95% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 11.83% of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Some experts argue that mobility is important for patients health.
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 11.83% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 19.66% of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Benedictine Living Community–Ada, 96.64% of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
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