Golden Acres Manor is a small nursing home located in Carrington, North Dakota. Featuring an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective residents. Based on our ratings, this place has quite a bit going for it. Fortunately, this nursing home did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
Golden Acres Manor
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection scores. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite insignificant. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. A couple minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
Adding to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also received an excellent nursing grade. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Nursing ratings are largely associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we looked at was long-term care. This nursing home received a very positive long-term care score, with a grade of B in the area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.93048 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the elderly population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is short-term care. We awarded this facility a decent score in this category, with a grade of C. Even though this was not on par with many of this facility's other grades, it is still not the end of the world. Short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. We were not able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 3.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Golden Acres Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Golden Acres Manor, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Golden Acres Manor, 4.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who sustained falls resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Golden Acres Manor, 3.34% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Golden Acres Manor, 19.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for treating several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Golden Acres Manor, 18.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Golden Acres Manor, 5.86% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Golden Acres Manor, 96.6% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Golden Acres Manor, 15.72% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Golden Acres Manor, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels.
In Golden Acres Manor, 1.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Golden Acres Manor, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.