Cook Community Hospital C&Nc is a small government-owned nursing home located in Cook, Minnesota. This turns out to be an A rated facility. This facility received one of the highest ratings that we offer. A score in this range requires first-rate marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the United States. Scroll down to find this facility's category ratings, which also impressed us. You just can't do any better than a straight A report card.
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Cook Community Hospital C&Nc
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Blood Administration
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Radiation Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a deadly condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home doesn't take any chances. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
One of the other reasons we graded this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. In that category, we gave this nursing home an A. When calculating a nursing home's nursing grade, we look at the number of hours nurses commit to residents as well as the levels of training of the nurses. This facility 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 facility 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 many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not 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.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we analyzed, this nursing home received a very strong grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home topped off a straight A profile. In computing our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is often a fair assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cook Community Hospital C&Nc Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 4.55% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents which had a fall resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 3.41% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from UTI's. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 10.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many medical conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 16.44% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 2.33% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients showing signs of depression. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 97.12% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 13.7% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 13.1% of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 13.1% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
- Cook HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away10 Se Fifth St Cook Minnesota 55723Government - Hospital District or Authority(218) 666-5945