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Ebenezer Care Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Ebenezer Care Center's website

2545 Portland Avenue South,
Minneapolis MN 55404

(612) 879-2262

82.01% estimated occupancy 1

With over 25 facilities to choose from located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ebenezer Care Center is one of many options here. This nursing home received a very impressive overall grade of A-, making it ranked among the best facilities in Minneapolis. This is an impressive accomplishment given that the city has some quality nursing homes. We flat out can not say enough favorable things about this facility. The best aspect of this facility's strong report card was its nursing score. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

To pair with its first-rate overall grade, we gave this nursing home an A for nursing. When determining our nursing ratings, we weigh both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of turning patients more frequently.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received a grade of A. Inspection grades are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's government inspections. Nursing homes that score well in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A few relatively minor dings aren't necessarily something to panic about.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Turning our third category, we gave this facility a score of A- for our short-term care rating. This is a superb score. Short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The next area we scored was long-term care, where this nursing home was given a grade of B-. While this proved to be its worst category rating, this is nevertheless not a poor grade. In the area of long-term care, we focus on the quantity of care offered by a facility, as opposed to more sophisticated services. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. We were concerned by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated only 89.03743 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Nevertheless, this place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Ebenezer Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure measures the percent of long-term care residents who had a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Ebenezer Care Center, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Ebenezer Care Center, 4.58% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Ebenezer Care Center, 93.31% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 13.09% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 18.07% Percentage of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Some experts argue that mobility is vital to patients well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to the physical well-being of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 12.51 Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Ebenezer Care Center, 76.76% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Scores for Minneapolis, MN

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Minneapolis, Minnesota has 51 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

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  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, FairviewAcute Care Hospitals 1.6 miles away2450 Riverside Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota 55454Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 273-3000
  • North Memorial HealthAcute Care Hospitals 4.77 miles away3300 Oakdale North Minneapolis Minnesota 55422Voluntary non-profit - Private(763) 520-5200
  • Park Nicollet Methodist HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.06 miles away6500 Excelsior Blvd Minneapolis Minnesota 55426Voluntary non-profit - Private(952) 993-5000
  • Fairview Southdale HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.7 miles away6401 France Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota 55435Voluntary non-profit - Private(952) 924-5100
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Nearby Dialysis

  • Bio-Medical Applications of Minnesota, Inc.0.17 miles away2637 Park Ave S Minneapolis Minnesota 55407Dialysis Stations: 14 (612) 872-1946
  • Minneapolis Dialysis of Davita0.4 miles away825 S 8th St, sl42 Minneapolis Minnesota 55404CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (612) 347-5972
  • Home Dialysis of Davita - Pd Unit1.05 miles away825 S 8th St Suite 1202, Pd Unit Minneapolis Minnesota 55404Dialysis Stations: 6 (612) 347-4458
  • U of Mn Med Ctr, Fairview - Dialysis1.64 miles away2450 Riverside Ave Kidney Center South Bldg Minneapolis Minnesota 55454Dialysis Stations: 11 (612) 365-3756
  • Davita - Uptown1.65 miles away3601 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota 55409Dialysis Stations: 12 (612) 825-4583
  • Fmc Dialysis - South Minneapolis2.27 miles away4310 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis Minnesota 55409Dialysis Stations: 12 (612) 822-4411
  • Minneapolis Ne Dialysis of Davita2.76 miles away1049 10th Ave Se Minneapolis Minnesota 55414Dialysis Stations: 12 (612) 331-6088
  • Riverside Dialysis of Davita3.18 miles away1045 Westgate Drive Suite 90 Saint Paul Minnesota 55114Dialysis Stations: 20 (651) 645-1847