Field Crest Care Center is a small government-owned nursing home in Hayfield, Minnesota. With an overall grade of A+, this facility is undoubtedly a world class nursing home. Based on our assessment, you can not go wrong here. This also wound up being a very consistent nursing home with consistent grades in all four of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
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Field Crest Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Catheter Care
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Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. There are a host of subcategories included in this area. Most of these datapoints are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed 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 place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving residents at least once a day.
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Another impressive feature of this facility is its inspection grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our inspection ratings account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area tend to have few severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we assessed, this nursing home was awarded an impressive grade grade of A in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home finished off a straight A report card. Short-term care grades are typically used to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Field Crest Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Field Crest Care Center, 6.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Field Crest Care Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents which suffered a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Field Crest Care Center, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who have experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Field Crest Care Center, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents that were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Field Crest Care Center, 11.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Field Crest Care Center, 4.16% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Field Crest Care Center, 94.15% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Field Crest Care Center, 13.41% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that required increased 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 Field Crest Care Center, 15.86% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Field Crest Care Center, 15.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Field Crest Care Center, 77.42% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.