Fairway View Neighborhoods is a small hospital-based facility located in Ortonville, Minnesota. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top fifth of all facilities in the nation. You really can not do much better than this facility. As you will find below, this place also performed just fine in our category grades. It would be hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
Fairway View Neighborhoods
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
201 Mark Drive,
Ortonville MN 56278
82.54% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its elite profile, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care area. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for the area. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. After looking at the significant amount of nursing hours provided by this nursing home, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Compounding its high-end assessment, this nursing home also was awarded an excellent short-term care grade, with a score of A-. In calculating these short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to devise a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. The last measure we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
In the final category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing score. This rounded out a very impressive report card. When determining our nursing ratings, we weigh both staffing levels and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home boasts a really impressive 5.5 hours of nursing care per resident daily, of which a significant percentage was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. This is one of the higher totals of nursing hours we found at any facility. In addition to looking at levels of nursing care, we also looked at a few quality measures in determining our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these metrics as reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fairway View Neighborhoods Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 6.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 4.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 2.82% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 16.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 12.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 4.55% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 94.12% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 13.22% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 19.91% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fairway View Neighborhoods, 19.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized 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