Benedictine Living Center of Garrison is a small non-profit nursing home located in Garrison, North Dakota. It looks like this is a quality facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable score. Based on our ratings, you can do much worse than this facility. Fortunately, this facility did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
Benedictine Living Center of Garrison
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No 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
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a strong overall grade, this facility performed even better in the area of inspections which is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. We awarded it an A for that area, which is one of our best scores. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
Among this nursing home's other achievements is its top-shelf short-term care grade. We gave them one of our best scores in that category, with a score of A-. Our short-term care ratings are critical for prospective residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a broad scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. 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 data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. When calculating a facility's nursing score, we consider the amount of time nurses commit to residents and the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we analyzed ended up being this facility's poorest area. Nevertheless, even in its weakest link we still awarded it a respectable grade of C in our long-term care category. In our long-term care rating, we analyze the amount of care provided by a facility, along with a few quality statistics. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Fortunately, this nursing home provided the vaccine to 98.305084 percent of its residents, which is an above average statistic. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. 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.
Benedictine Living Center of Garrison Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients that are suffering from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 4.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could also be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 19.9% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 18.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 5.76% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. High rates of depression may reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 96.66% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 15.94% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 17.76% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that retained mobility levels.
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 1.14 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 17.76 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, 8.62 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
- Garrison Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.49 miles away407 3rd Ave Se Garrison North Dakota 58540Voluntary non-profit - Church(701) 463-2275