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 ten 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 Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home has received near flawless inspections recently. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an immediate threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This first-rate facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing grades are mostly associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
Building on its first-rate assessment, this facility also received an excellent long-term care score, with a grade of A. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. 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 only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed was short-term care, where this facility was awarded an A-. This topped off a very strong report card. Only a select few nursing homes earned an A- or higher in all four categories. In determining our short-term care grades, we scrutinize a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is typically a reliable assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Green Pine Acres Nursing Home, 12.17% 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, 4.73% 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, 93.57% 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, 13.28% 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, 20.05% 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, 1.26 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, 20.05 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, 12.78 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, 76.19% 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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