Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C is a small hospital-based facility located in Melrose, Minnesota. It looks like this nursing home is one of the top nursing homes we assessed. A grade of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. At the end of the day, this nursing home should be a great choice for just about anybody. This place also received very consistent grades in each of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
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Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
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 Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Adding to this nursing home's impressive resume, we awarded this facility an A for inspections. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
Building on its first-rate resume, this nursing home also was given a superb short-term care score, with a score of A-. Short-term care grades are typically employed to judge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation In order to provide high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
In the last category, this nursing home also was awarded an impressive nursing score, with a B+. This wrapped up a very strong profile. The nursing rating weighs many components, most of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 6.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents that suffer from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents who have had a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 11.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 4.16% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. High levels of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 94.15% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 13.41% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some experts believe this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 15.86% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 15.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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