Bethany on 42nd is in Fargo, North Dakota. This turns out to be an A+ facility, which is the top rating. As a matter of fact, this turned out to be better than most of the nursing homes in Fargo, which boasts a decent selection of facilities. If you scroll down, you can see this nursing home's category ratings, which are equally impressive as its overall grade.
Bethany on 42nd
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home received nearly flawless government inspections. As a result, it received one of our highest scores in that category with a grade of A+. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. 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
This facility also performed well in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Few facilities performed better in this category. Facilities that excel in this category tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.5283 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a life threatening ailment for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Lastly, this place 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also excelled in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of A. Only a select group of facilities received a better grade in this category. Short-term care grades are generally employed to measure a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to offer quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this category is the number of residents that who were able to eventually return 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.
In the final category we analyzed, this nursing home was awarded a very favorable grade of A in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility completed a straight A report card. The nursing score assesses several data points, however, the primary one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of turning a resident more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany on 42nd Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany on 42nd, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care patients that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany on 42nd, 4.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percent of long-term care patients which suffered falls which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany on 42nd, 3.34% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany on 42nd, 19.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used to treat several conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany on 42nd, 18.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany on 42nd, 5.86% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may indicate lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany on 42nd, 96.6% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany on 42nd, 15.72% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany on 42nd, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Bethany on 42nd, 1.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany on 42nd, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany on 42nd, 9.34 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany on 42nd, 77.97% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Fargo, ND
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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