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 ten 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.
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it earned an A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We weighed the qualifications of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of time those nurses worked with residents, in computing our score in this area. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Turning to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's inspections. We awarded it a grade of A for that category. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third category, this facility was given an excellent long-term care score. In fact, it received a score of A in this category. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, we gave this facility an A for our short-term care rating. This wrapped up a very impressive report card. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.7 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.
Heritage Health-Minonk Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have experienced falls which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 2.6% 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, 18.4% 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, 19.11% 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, 29.8% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Health-Minonk, 87.49% 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, 14.23% 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, 19.34% 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, 1.51 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, 19.34 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, 11.45 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, 71.39% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
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