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Heritage Living & Rehab of Nym

Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+
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215 South Tousley Avenue PO 188,
New York Mills MN 56567

(218) 385-2005

Note: Data for Heritage Living & Rehab of Nym has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Heritage Living & Rehab of Nym is a small non-profit nursing home located in New York Mills, Minnesota. This nursing home received an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average grade. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. If you look below, you will see this place's category scores, which are also quite good.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this nursing home also received top notch health inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that category, with an A. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Among its many impressive scores, this facility received an excellent nursing rating. We gave it an B+ in that category. Our nursing rating is mostly tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning a patient more often.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home was given an impressive short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that area with a grade of B+. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to have quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature better levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. It doesn't appear that this nursing home submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the final category we looked at, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of B+ in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility completed a very favorable report card. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. It does not appear that this nursing home provided vaccination data. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Heritage Living & Rehab of Nym Quality Metrics

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Heritage Living & Rehab of Nym, 94.12% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.