With an address in Moorhead, Minnesota, Eventide Lutheran Home is one of a mere two facilities in the area. We awarded this facility an overall grade of B. A grade of this caliber requires respectable scores in most areas. This nursing home truly has plenty of good features. The best part of this nursing home's strong profile is its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section
Eventide Lutheran Home
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1405 7th Street South,
Moorhead MN 56560
62.2% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In that area, we awarded this facility an A-. In determining our nursing grades, we assess both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This facility offers extremely high levels of nursing care, averaging 4.8 hours per patient daily. This is more nursing care than nearly any other nursing home provides. Lastly, this nursing home also excelled in several quality-based metrics we looked at. With fewer than five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the category of long-term care, where it was awarded a score of B+. It performed better than most facilities in this area. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 95.821724 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is too frequently a life or death condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. While it had 1.72 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic was better than most facilities due to it having more complex patients.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at was short-term care. This nursing home was awarded a favorable short-term care score, with a B in the category. Our short-term care scores are meaningful for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. It fared respectably with 45.6 percent of its residents returning home.
Finally, we found that this facility has received favorable inspections in recent years. We gave it a B- in this category. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 8 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eventide Lutheran Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 6.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 4.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 2.82% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 16.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 12.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 4.55% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 94.12% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 13.22% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 19.91% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 19.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 12.78 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Eventide Lutheran Home, 76.23% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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