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Charter House

  • Nursing Home
  • Home Health Agency
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+Jun 22: A+Aug 22: A+Sep 22: A+
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Charter House's website

211 Northwest Second Street,
Rochester MN 55901

(507) 266-8572

45% estimated occupancy 1

Charter House is a small non-profit facility located in Rochester, Minnesota. It looks like this nursing home is one of the highest-rated facilities we assessed. In fact, it was given our absolute highest rating. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it as the best facility in Rochester. Finally, this wound up being a very consistent nursing home with consistent scores in all four of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy


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Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2020

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Best Nursing Home in Rochester, Minnesota Awards 2020

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Best Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Rochester, Minnesota badge

Best Nursing Home in Rochester, Minnesota Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Short-term care scores are crucial for individuals looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this area is the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Nursing ratings are mostly associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 1 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 nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving a resident more often.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

The next category we assessed is long-term care. Adding to its elite profile, this nursing home also performed well in this category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of of A in the area. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate this facility's vaccination rates. 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 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home has earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A- in this category. This is one of the few places in the country to receive an A- or better in every single category. Our inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities 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 endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Charter House Quality Metrics

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Charter House, 93.31% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Charter House, 12.51 Percentage 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

Grade: A-plus

In Charter House, 76.76% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.

Scores for Rochester, MN

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus

Looking for more options? Rochester, Minnesota has 6 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Mayo Clinic Hospital RochesterAcute Care Hospitals 0.77 miles away1216 Second Street Southwest Rochester Minnesota 55902Voluntary non-profit - Church(507) 255-1991
  • Olmsted Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.36 miles away1650 Fourth Street Southeast Rochester Minnesota 55904Voluntary non-profit - Private(507) 287-2761

Nearby Dialysis

  • Mayo Dialysis Rochester - Northeast2.6 miles away3041 Stonehedge Drive Ne Rochester Minnesota 55906CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (507) 538-8580
  • Rochester Dialysis of Davita2.94 miles away2660 S Broadway Ste A Rochester Minnesota 55904Dialysis Stations: 12 (507) 288-1617
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester3.59 miles away201 W Center St, Ei-1g Rochester Minnesota 55905Dialysis Stations: 39 (507) 266-8733