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. A grade of this caliber requires first-rate scores across the board. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 25 facilities in North Dakota. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category scores, which look to be equally impressive as its overall score.
Elm Crest Manor
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well overall, this nursing home also received nearly flawless government inspections. Consequently, it received one of our best scores in that area with an A+. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively minor. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its top-shelf performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for its long-term care grade. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 97.916664 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our third area, this nursing home received a top-shelf short-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. With our short-term care rating, we seek to craft a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
The fourth area we analyzed is nursing, where this facility was awarded an A-. This completed an elite profile. Very few nursing homes earned an A- or better in each of our categories. Our nursing score focuses on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning a patient at least once a day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elm Crest Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elm Crest Manor, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elm Crest Manor, 4.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elm Crest Manor, 3.34% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elm Crest Manor, 19.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elm Crest Manor, 18.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elm Crest Manor, 5.86% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elm Crest Manor, 96.6% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elm Crest Manor, 15.72% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elm Crest Manor, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Elm Crest Manor, 1.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elm Crest Manor, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.