With an address in Fargo, North Dakota, Eventide Fargo is one of four nursing homes there. Sporting an overall rating of A, this is clearly an elite facility. Based on our assessment, this facility is a no brainer for most people. As you can see below, this place also performed well in our category grades. It is hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Hospice
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Fargo, North Dakota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, it also earned A+ health inspections recently. Its inspections were nearly perfect. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem 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.
This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing score assesses the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 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 facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was strong in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Only a select group of facilities performed better in this area. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was short-term care, where this facility was given a B. Believe it or not, this ended up being this facility's least impressive category. A nursing home could be doing a lot worse when their weakest score still is better than most other nursing homes. Our short-term care scores are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 4.1 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eventide Fargo Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eventide Fargo, 5.91% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eventide Fargo, 4.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which have had falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eventide Fargo, 3.49% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that suffered from urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eventide Fargo, 19.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eventide Fargo, 18.18% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eventide Fargo, 4.3% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. High levels of depression could indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eventide Fargo, 96.28% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eventide Fargo, 16.83% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some experts argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eventide Fargo, 15.5% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility. Many would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical health.
In Eventide Fargo, 1.33 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eventide Fargo, 15.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Eventide Fargo, 10.21 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Eventide Fargo, 80.25% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Fargo, ND
- 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-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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