Bethany on University is a large non-profit facility in Fargo, North Dakota. This facility is one of the top facilities we found. A grade of this caliber requires excellent marks across the board. We could not find many bad things to say about this place. Its ratings are as good as they get. Headlining this facility's remarkable report card is its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Bethany on University
- 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
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
We also would like to point out the fact that this nursing home has received excellent government inspections recently. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. Our inspection grades are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
On the list of its many dominant scores, this facility received first-rate short-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in that area. Our short-term care grades are arguably more important for people in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not just nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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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 grade is based on many factors, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This nursing home provides 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 nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a resident even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is long-term care. This nursing home was given an above average nursing rating in our assessment, with a grade of B. Although this was not quite as good as several of its other category grades, this remains one of the stronger grades in that category. Facilities that do well in this category tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.58071 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany on University Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany on University, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany on University, 4.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients which have sustained a fall leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany on University, 3.34% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term residents that sustained UTI's. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany on University, 19.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay residents which were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany on University, 18.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany on University, 5.86% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany on University, 96.6% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany on University, 15.72% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany on University, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who retained mobility levels.
In Bethany on University, 1.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany on University, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany on University, 9.34 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany on University, 77.97% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform 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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