Bethany on 42nd is in Fargo, North Dakota. This turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end rating. Remarkably, this grade is better than the city grade of A- in Fargo, which is one of the higher rated cities in North Dakota. If you look below, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also quite good.
Bethany on 42nd
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 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
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection grades are based on several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should 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
Contributing to its elite profile, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a score of A for the area. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.52718 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing rating looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place North Dakota in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving patients more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was short-term care. We gave this facility one of our higher scores in this category, with a B. While this wasn't on par with some of its other scores, it is nevertheless an excellent grade. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to offer highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients 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, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany on 42nd, 4.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany on 42nd, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who have sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indicator of poor nursing care. However, this metric can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany on 42nd, 19.9% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany on 42nd, 18.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany on 42nd, 5.76% of Patients
This is the percent of residents showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany on 42nd, 96.66% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany on 42nd, 15.94% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany on 42nd, 17.76% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.
In Bethany on 42nd, 1.14 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany on 42nd, 17.76 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany on 42nd, 8.62 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits 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 Bethany on 42nd, 78.29% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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