Bethany on 42nd is in Fargo, North Dakota. This turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end rating. This is better than many of the nursing homes in Fargo, which has a strong selection of facilities. If you look further down this page, you can see this nursing home's category scores, which are equally strong as its overall rating.
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Bethany on 42nd
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Fargo, North Dakota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Fargo, North Dakota Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home also received nearly flawless government inspections. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A+. Our inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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 area of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Few nursing homes received a better grade in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Nursing scores are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we rated, this nursing home received a very strong grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home topped off a straight A profile. With our short-term care assessment, we try to craft a valuable barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany on 42nd Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany on 42nd, 5.22% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany on 42nd, 3.18% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany on 42nd, 2.99% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care patients which have had a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany on 42nd, 20.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents which are given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany on 42nd, 29.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany on 42nd, 1.62% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany on 42nd, 96.9% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany on 42nd, 10.68% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some believe that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany on 42nd, 30.71% of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who retained mobility levels. Some experts argue that mobility is important for patients health.
In Bethany on 42nd, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany on 42nd, 30.71% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany on 42nd, 9.84% of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany on 42nd, 64.38% of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Fargo, ND
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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