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Essentia Health Oak Crossing

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+
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1040 Lincoln Avenue,
Detroit Lakes MN 56501

(218) 844-0700

70.63% estimated occupancy 1

Essentia Health Oak Crossing is located in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, a city with a population of 16,290 people. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this nursing home number 27 in the nation. This puts it in the top one percent of all facilities. You really can't do any better than this facility. Headlining this place's stellar report card is its long-term care score, which we will address in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in long-term care, where it received an impressive grade of A+. Few facilities performed better in this category. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered on top of this nursing home's above average nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.89299 percent of its patients. Vaccines are a great way to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for seniors. This combination proved to be successful as this place also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 1.68 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Nursing grades are mostly associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 5.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This was one of the better totals we found. In addition, we found that a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. In addition to providing impressive levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any nursing home in the nation in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these statistics as reliable measures of the quality of nursing care provided.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

This facility also received a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

In our last category, this nursing home also received an A+ for its short-term care grade, topping off an amazing profile of A+'s in all of our categories. In the category of short-term care, we seek to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. One reason for this nursing home's favorable grade in this area is it provides more care from registered nurses to its patients than the average nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who returned to the community from this nursing home. It outperformed the overwhelming majority of nursing homes in the nation with 73.4 percent of its residents returning home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Essentia Health Oak Crossing Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 6.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 4.36% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients who sustained falls resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 2.82% of Patients had UTIs

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term patients who experienced a UTI. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to differing reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 16.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 12.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 4.55% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients showing depressive symptoms. High levels of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 94.12% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 13.22% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 19.91% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: C

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 19.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 12.78 Percentage of Patients

Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Essentia Health Oak Crossing, 76.23% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Perham HealthCritical Access Hospitals 19.31 miles away1000 Coney Street West Perham Minnesota 56573Government - Hospital District or Authority(218) 347-1301

Nearby Dialysis

  • Sanford Dialysis Detroit Lakes0.14 miles away114 East Frazee Street Detroit Lakes Minnesota 56501Dialysis Stations: 15 (218) 847-0825
  • Sanford Detroit Lakes Home Dialysis0.33 miles away1245 Washington Ave Detroit Lakes Minnesota 56501Dialysis Stations: 3 (218) 846-7085
  • White Earth Dialysis19.76 miles away26246 Crane Rd White Earth Minnesota 56591Dialysis Stations: 8 (218) 983-4699

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