Granite Manor is a small hospital-based nursing home located in Granite Falls, Minnesota. This turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a superb score. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes nationally. As you will find below, this facility also performed well in our category ratings. It would be hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this nursing home performed well in inspections, where it received an A. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. 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. Nursing scores are mostly associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also excelled in the area of long-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Few facilities performed better in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 98.342545 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next category, this facility also excelled in our short-term care category. In fact, we gave it a B+ in that category. This completed a very impressive report card. Our short-term care scores are believed to be most meaningful for folks needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This means not merely nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents 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, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Granite Manor, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who sustained a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Granite Manor, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents who have sustained UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Granite Manor, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Granite Manor, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Granite Manor, 4.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing symptoms of depression. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Granite Manor, 93.57% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Granite Manor, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Granite Manor, 20.05% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who retained mobility levels. Some experts would argue that mobility is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Granite Manor, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Granite Manor, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
- 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