With an address in Hendricks, Minnesota, Hendricks Community Hospital is the only facility located in this area. Featuring an overall grade of A, this nursing home is one of the top nursing homes we found. In addition, this is a hospital-based nursing home, which may add peace of mind for prospective residents with medical conditions frequently requiring hospitalization. If you look below, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are equally strong as its overall rating.
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Hendricks Community Hospital
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. There are a number of subcategories included in this area. Many of the datapoints are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility 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 often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of turning patients even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many impressive grades, this facility was awarded first-rate long-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in that category. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After considering the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a deadly illness for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a facility does not take any chances. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to create an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this facility also was awarded an impressive short-term care score, with an A-. This wrapped up a very impressive report card. In forming our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this category is the number of patients who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents 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.
Hendricks Community Hospital Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 3.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 3.77% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who have suffered falls leading to severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 6.92% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 23.27% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 15.13% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 0.64% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. High rates of depression may reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 100% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 21.38% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 12.79% of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients well-being.
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hendricks Community Hospital, 12.79% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
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