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. A score of this caliber requires excellent marks across the board. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the top 100 facilities in Minnesota. This is an impressive feat in a state with a long list of high-end nursing homes. We also gave this facility strong grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Evansville Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
649 State Street Northwest,
Evansville MN 56326
59.18% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is it received an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this category. Inspection scores are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing ratings are primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our next area, this nursing home was given first-rate long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in this category. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we looked at, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home rounded out a straight A report card. In determining these short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to formulate a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return 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, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Evansville Care Center, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Evansville Care Center, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term patients who experienced a UTI. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Evansville Care Center, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Evansville Care Center, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Evansville Care Center, 4.58% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Evansville Care Center, 93.31% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Evansville Care Center, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Evansville Care Center, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Evansville Care Center, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Evansville Care Center, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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