Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center is a small facility located in Bagley, Minnesota. This turns out to be an A+ facility, which is the highest score we offer. In fact, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 25 nursing homes in Minnesota. One of the best aspects of this facility's remarkable report card is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section.
Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection scores are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
To complement its impressive assessments in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A for its long-term care score. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. Once we assessed the volume of nursing care, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a dangerous health condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. In determining a facility's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place 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 providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving a resident more often.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we assessed, this facility received an impressive grade grade of A in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility rounded out a straight A report card. Our short-term care grades are arguably more important for people in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. This means not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who had a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 4.73% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 93.57% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 20.05% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 12.78 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cornerstone Nsg & Rehab Center, 76.19% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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