Green Pine Acres Nursing Home is a small government-owned nursing home located in Menahga, Minnesota. With an overall score of A+, this facility is ranked among the most elite nursing homes we looked at. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top five percentile of all facilities in the country. As you can see below, this nursing home performed equally well in our category scores. We give this place two thumbs up!
Green Pine Acres Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. In computing our nursing grades, we assess both staffing levels and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This top notch facility also excelled in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A+. Few facilities performed better in this category. In determining our short-term care scores, we assess a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This rating is more often than not a useful measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Moving on to our inspection category, this nursing home excelled in that category, which is based on the facility's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A for that category. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In the last category we assessed, this nursing home was awarded a very favorable grade of A in our long-term care category. With this score, the facility wrapped up a straight A profile. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Green Pine Acres Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have suffered from a UTI. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that are administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 4.58% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 93.31% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 12.51 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.
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