Located in Worthington, Minnesota, Crossroads Care Center is the sole option located in this area. It looks like this is a very good nursing home. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average grade. Based on our ratings, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. This place was stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Crossroads Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Best Nursing Home in Worthington, Minnesota Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to earning a strong overall grade, this nursing home also earned an elite short-term care grade. We awarded them one of our better grades in that area, with an A-. Our short-term care grade is typically used to gauge a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To provide quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer better levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Adding to its impressive profile, this nursing home also performed well in the area of inspections. In fact, it earned a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that area with a score of A-. Inspection ratings weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
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This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Nursing ratings are largely based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we rated is long-term care. In this category, we awarded this facility a decent grade of B-. This ended up being this facility's weakest category. In determining our long-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were somewhat surprised to discover that this nursing home vaccinated just 86.71875 percent of its residents against pneumonia. On a more positive note, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crossroads Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crossroads Care Center, 6.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who suffered from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crossroads Care Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crossroads Care Center, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents who experienced a UTI. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crossroads Care Center, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crossroads Care Center, 11.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crossroads Care Center, 4.16% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crossroads Care Center, 94.15% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crossroads Care Center, 13.41% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crossroads Care Center, 15.86% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that maintained mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crossroads Care Center, 15.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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