With an address in New Salem, North Dakota, Elm Crest Manor is the lone option we identified there. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the highest-graded facilities we looked at. Being awarded an A+ in our rating system requires top-notch marks across the board. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 10 nursing homes in North Dakota. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category scores, which appear to be just as impressive as its overall grade.
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Elm Crest Manor
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Nursing grades are primarily tied to the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also would like to point out the fact that this nursing home was awarded a dominant grade of A in our long-term care area. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last area, we gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for our short-term care rating. This topped off a very favorable profile. With our short-term care rating, we try to create a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at a facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elm Crest Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elm Crest Manor, 5.91% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elm Crest Manor, 4.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elm Crest Manor, 3.49% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elm Crest Manor, 19.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elm Crest Manor, 18.18% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elm Crest Manor, 4.3% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elm Crest Manor, 96.28% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elm Crest Manor, 16.83% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elm Crest Manor, 15.5% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is critical to residents' mental and physical health.
In Elm Crest Manor, 1.33 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elm Crest Manor, 15.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.