Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota is on a list of 31 facilities this area. Featuring an overall grade of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective patients. We were pleased to learn that this matched the average grade of facilities in Saint Paul, which is one of the better cities in Minnesota to find a nursing home. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile was its nursing rating. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph
Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a quality nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in nursing, where it received an A. Few facilities fared better in this category. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with quantity of nursing care available. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to this facility's list of strengths, it also was awarded a high-end short-term care grade. We gave them an elite grade of A- in this area. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for patients requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a wide spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 5.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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In addition, this nursing home also received top notch government inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our more favorable scores in that area, with a grade of A-. Inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we graded is long-term care. This nursing home was given a very good long-term care score in our assessment, with a C. While this was not nearly as strong as several of its other scores, this remains an acceptable score in this area. In the category of long-term care, we focus on the amount of care offered by a facility, rather than more sophisticated services. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. We were pleased to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 94.97355 percent of its residents for pneumonia. This place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing care limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who have sustained UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric may be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 4.58% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 93.31% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 12.51 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Saint Paul, 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 A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Saint Paul, Minnesota has 30 other nursing homes
- University of Minnesota Medical Center, FairviewAcute Care Hospitals 3.01 miles away2450 Riverside Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota 55454Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 273-3000
- United HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.56 miles away333 North Smith Avenue Saint Paul Minnesota 55102Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 241-8810
- Regions HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.03 miles away640 Jackson Street Saint Paul Minnesota 55101Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 254-1616
- Abbott Northwestern HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.08 miles away800 East 28th Street Minneapolis Minnesota 55407Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 863-4457
- Children's Hospitals & Clinics of MnChildrens 4.1 miles away2525 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota 55404Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 813-6112
- Hennepin County Medical Center 1Acute Care Hospitals 4.29 miles away701 Park Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota 55415Government - Local(612) 873-3629
- North Memorial HealthAcute Care Hospitals 8.08 miles away3300 Oakdale North Minneapolis Minnesota 55422Voluntary non-profit - Private(763) 520-5200
- Healtheast St John's HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.72 miles away1575 Beam Avenue Saint Paul Minnesota 55109Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 232-7000
- Fresenius Medical Care - Midway St Paul0.35 miles away1690 University Ave W Suite B - 100 Saint Paul Minnesota 55104Dialysis Stations: 22 (651) 917-0081
- Riverside Dialysis of Davita1.8 miles away1045 Westgate Drive Suite 90 Saint Paul Minnesota 55114Dialysis Stations: 20 (651) 645-1847
- U of Mn Med Ctr, Fairview - Dialysis2.94 miles away2450 Riverside Ave Kidney Center South Bldg Minneapolis Minnesota 55454Dialysis Stations: 11 (612) 365-3756
- Davita - Larpenteur Ave Dialysis3.01 miles away1739 Lexington Ave N Saint Paul Minnesota 55113Dialysis Stations: 12 (651) 489-9260
- Highland Park Dialysis of Davita3.13 miles away1559 7th St W Saint Paul Minnesota 55102Dialysis Stations: 12 (651) 222-7139
- Capitol Dialysis of Davita3.64 miles away555 Park St, Suite 230 Saint Paul Minnesota 55103Dialysis Stations: 16 (651) 221-3318
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- St Paul Dialysis of Davita3.64 miles away555 Park St, Suite 180 Saint Paul Minnesota 55103CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (651) 291-8855