Fairway View Neighborhoods is in Ortonville, Minnesota, a city with a total of 2,601 people. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the United States. We also wanted to point out that this place is based in a hospital. Typically, this indicates that more intensive medical services are available. Scroll down to see this nursing home's category grades, which also impressed us. You just can't do any better than a straight A report card.
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Fairway View Neighborhoods
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our nursing grade is primarily associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home 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 Minnesota in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of turning a resident at least once a day.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A- in this area. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at was short-term care. Contributing to its strong profile, this nursing home also excelled in this area. In fact, we gave it a grade of of A- in that category. In determining our short-term care grades, we scrutinize the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This area is considered to be a useful assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our last category, this facility also excelled in the long-term care category. We gave it a grade of A- in that category. This wrapped up truly elite report card. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.4012 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fairway View Neighborhoods Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 6.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who had falls resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Better hygiene protocols can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 11.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 4.16% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 94.15% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 13.41% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 15.86% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is critical to patients health.
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 15.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
- Ortonville Area Health ServicesCritical Access Hospitals 3.43 miles away450 Eastvold Ave Ortonville Minnesota 56278Government - Local(320) 839-2505
- Essentia Health Holy Trinity HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 14.09 miles away115 Second Street West, Box 157 Graceville Minnesota 56240Voluntary non-profit - Private(320) 748-8200