Cook Community Hospital C&Nc is a small government-owned nursing home located in Cook, Minnesota. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is among the best grades that we offer. A grade of this caliber requires first-rate scores across the board. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the United States. Scroll down to see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also impressive. It's hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Cook Community Hospital C&Nc
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
10 Southeast Fifth Street,
Cook MN 55723
79.64% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent long-term care score, with a grade of A. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our nursing rating assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This facility provided 0.4 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
Building on its high-end resume, this nursing home also received a strong short-term care score, with a score of A-. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to grade a facility's rehabilitation services To provide high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Adding to its impressive profile, this facility also performed well in inspections. In fact, it earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our highest scores in that category with a B+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing these inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively insignificant. This nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to create 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.
Cook Community Hospital C&Nc Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 4.58% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 93.31% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cook Community Hospital C&Nc, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
- Cook HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away10 Se Fifth St Cook Minnesota 55723Government - Hospital District or Authority(218) 666-5945