Four Seasons Health Care is a small non-profit nursing home located in Forman, North Dakota. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top third of all facilities in the United States. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. This nursing home also received strong grades in all four of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Four Seasons Health Care
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall rating, this nursing home also performed well in inspections, which is based on its inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A in this category. Inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this category typically have few of these severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS did not consider 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.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility also received favorable long-term care grades in our assessment. In fact, we gave them one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a grade of B+. For prospective patients seeking a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. After considering the quantity of nursing care, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 89.91597 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, at least this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. There are a host of subcategories within this area. Many of these subcategories reflect nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final category, this facility was given an extremely favorable short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B+ in this area, wrapping up one of our more impressive report cards. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Four Seasons Health Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Four Seasons Health Care, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Four Seasons Health Care, 4.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who sustained falls which caused major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Four Seasons Health Care, 3.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Four Seasons Health Care, 19.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Four Seasons Health Care, 18.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term stay patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Four Seasons Health Care, 5.86% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Four Seasons Health Care, 96.6% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Four Seasons Health Care, 15.72% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Four Seasons Health Care, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Four Seasons Health Care, 1.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Four Seasons Health Care, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.