Granite Manor is a small non-profit facility located in Granite Falls, Minnesota. This nursing home proved to be a grade A facility, which is a very elite rating. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. As you can find below, this nursing home performed just as well in our category grades. We give this place two thumbs up!
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
250 Jordan Drive,
Granite Falls MN 56241
98.12% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this nursing home excelled in inspections, where it received a grade of A. Inspection grades are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the government inspectors 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.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. Our nursing rating considers a host of datapoints. The most heavily weighted one is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 nursing home Minnesota in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of turning residents more frequently.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, this facility was given a strong long-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in this category. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98.3871 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a life or death condition for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, this facility also was given a first-rate short-term care rating, with an A-. This completed an elusive straight A report card. Short-term care scores are important for prospective residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Granite Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Granite Manor, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Granite Manor, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents that have had a fall leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Granite Manor, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of long-term patients who experienced a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Granite Manor, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Granite Manor, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Granite Manor, 4.58% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Granite Manor, 93.31% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Granite Manor, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Granite Manor, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients physical and mental health.
In Granite Manor, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Granite Manor, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
- Municipal Hospital and Granite ManorCritical Access Hospitals 1.06 miles away345 Tenth Avenue Granite Falls Minnesota 56241Government - Local(320) 564-3111
- Chippewa County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 13.55 miles away824 North 11th Street Montevideo Minnesota 56265Government - Local(320) 269-8877
- Montevideo Dialysis of Davita13.5 miles away824 N 11th St Montevideo Minnesota 56265Dialysis Stations: 6 (320) 269-7451