Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center is located in Hibbing, Minnesota, a city with a total of 17,228 people. This proved to be an A+ rated facility, which is the best score we offer. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we rated it as one of the top 500 best facilities in the United States. Finally, this wound up being a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection scores are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a score of A+ for its long-term care grade. Facilities that do well in this category tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing grade assesses a handful of datapoints, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning patients more often.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last area, we gave this facility a grade of A+ for its short-term care rating. This topped off a very favorable profile. Short-term care grades are meaningful for residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This includes a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this area is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely 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 Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that have sustained falls which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 4.58% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 93.31% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Guardian Angels Health & Rehab Center, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
- University Medical Center-Mesabi/ Mesaba ClinicsAcute Care Hospitals 1.61 miles away750 East 34th St Hibbing Minnesota 55746Voluntary non-profit - Other(218) 362-6730