Milaca Elim Meadows is the lone option we found in Milaca, Minnesota. Sporting an overall rating of A+, this nursing home is one of the highest-rated nursing homes we looked at. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the 50 best facilities in Minnesota. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are equally impressive as its overall grade.
Milaca Elim Meadows
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. Our nursing grade focuses on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Another reason we assessed this nursing home so highly is that it received an A+ long-term care score. This is just about as dominant as it gets in this category. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in this category it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 95.06173 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This nursing home has had near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this category. Inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, this nursing home also was given a very strong short-term care grade, with a grade of A-. This completed a very strong report card. In computing our short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is generally a useful measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Milaca Elim Meadows Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 4.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 93.57% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of decline of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 20.05% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Many believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' mental and physical health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 12.78 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Milaca Elim Meadows, 76.19% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.