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. Finally, this appears to be a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong ratings in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of long-term care. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Inspection scores are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Places that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this nursing home 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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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. Our nursing grade assesses the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final category, this nursing home received a very strong short-term care rating. We awarded it a grade of A- in this category, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. Our short-term care ratings are meaningful for individuals seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients 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 Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that experienced a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric may also be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 4.58% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 93.31% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term patients that retained mobility levels.
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Centracare Health System - Melrose Pine Villa C C, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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