Colonial Manor Nursing Home is a facility located in Lakefield, Minnesota, which has a population of 2,742 people. With an overall score of A-, this nursing home is ranked among the more impressive facilities we looked at. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong with this place. This facility also received very consistent scores in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Colonial Manor Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
403 Colonial Avenue,
Lakefield MN 56150
80.54% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home excelled in our nursing category. We gave them an A+ in this category. Our nursing grade focuses on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its strong profile, this nursing home also excelled in our short-term care area. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- in that category. Our short-term care grades are crucial for individuals looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a wide scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we graded is long-term care, in which this nursing home was given a B. Believe it or not, this proved to be this facility's weakest area. A nursing home is doing something right when it's lowest score still is better than most facilities. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 96.11651 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization 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.
Colonial Manor Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percent of long-term residents which developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents that are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 4.58% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 93.31% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements.
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