Located in West Fargo, North Dakota, Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings is the lone option located in the city. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the country. We really couldn't find many negative things to say about this place. Its grades are just impeccable. If you look further down this page, you can see this facility's category grades, which look to be just as strong as its overall rating.
Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2021
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In addition to faring well overall, this facility earned an excellent inspection report. Consequently, it received one of our highest grades in this category with a grade of A. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. 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
This facility also excelled in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. In our short-term care score, we try to forge a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at the facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third area, this nursing home was given first-rate long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in this category. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the last category, this nursing home also received an impressive nursing score, with an A-. This rounded out a very strong report card. Our nursing rating is based on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility North Dakota in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving residents more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 4.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 19.9% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 18.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 5.76% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 96.66% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 15.94% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 17.76% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 1.14 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 17.76 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 8.62 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings, 78.29% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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