Heritage Health-Minonk is the lone facility we identified in Minonk, Illinois. We awarded this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. You simply can not do any better than this place. Keep reading to see this place's category ratings, which are equally impressive. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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In addition to being a top notch facility overall, this place also performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Not many nursing homes performed better in this category. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is largely associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving patients more often.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, this nursing home received first-rate short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in that area. Short-term care grades are commonly used to judge a facility's rehabilitation services In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally must provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the fourth area, this nursing home also excelled in our long-term care category. We gave it a grade of A- in that category. This completed a straight A report card. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Health-Minonk Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term care patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 3.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 2.49% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 19.21% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are typically used to treat patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 31.81% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 87.05% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 13.3% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 14.44% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 1.92 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 14.44 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 13.66 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 69.52% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
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