Dunseith Com Nursing Home is a small government-owned nursing home in Dunseith, North Dakota. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A grade in this range requires some solid scores. You can certainly do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's report card was is its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 30 Beds

CCRC :

Government - City

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This facility received a short-term care grade which is better than its overall score. We awarded this nursing home an above average grade of B+ in this area. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to offer good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Facility Inspections

B+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an B+. Inspection ratings are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Facilities that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 5 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.

Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

In addition, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B in our nursing category. This is one of our better grades. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses spent with patients, in computing our grade in this area. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at certain nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these metrics as predictive measures of the quality of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Long-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

The last area we scored was long-term care. We gave this nursing home a D in our long-term care category, making this the nursing home's least impressive category. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we assessed the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. We were optimistic to find that this nursing home vaccinates 95.918365 percent of its patients against pneumonia. To our surprise, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than many nursing homes. Sadly, a few of its other scores in the category weren't as favorable as these.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B-
State:
A-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Dunseith Com Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
D
13.64%
State
A-
4.89%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often the result of poor nursing care.

Provider
B
3.06%
State
B-
4.89%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.

Provider
A-
1.02%
State
B-
3.18%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
D
22.73%
State
B-
17.01%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients that were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
C
24.74%
State
B
19.03%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Provider
D
8.7%
State
B-
5.36%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
B
97.96%
State
B+
97.19%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of decline of a resident's health.

Provider
A+
2.2%
State
B
15.67%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels.

Provider
F
6.57%
State
B
16.12%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A+
6.57
State
B
16.12
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better