With an address in Evansville, Minnesota, Evansville Care Center is the sole nursing home we identified in the city. It looks like this nursing home is among the top nursing homes we looked at. Receiving an A+ in our grading scheme requires first-rate marks across the board. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 50 nursing homes in Minnesota. This nursing home also received strong grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Evansville Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection grades. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively minor. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing score is primarily associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics 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 prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving residents more often.
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Long-term Care Quality
Building on its first-rate profile, this facility also received a dominant long-term care score, with a score of A. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 98.611115 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home 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
The final category we scored was short-term care, where this facility was given an A-. This wrapped up a first-rate profile. Very few facilities earned an A- or better in every single category. In calculating our short-term care scores, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is often a useful assessment of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Evansville Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Evansville Care Center, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients who developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Evansville Care Center, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that had a fall leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Evansville Care Center, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Evansville Care Center, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care patients who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Evansville Care Center, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Evansville Care Center, 4.73% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Evansville Care Center, 93.57% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Evansville Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Evansville Care Center, 20.05% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Evansville Care Center, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Evansville Care Center, 76.19% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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