Hopkins Health Services is in Hopkins, Minnesota, a city with a total of 43,301 people. With an overall grade of B, this is a fine nursing home. You could certainly do much worse than this place. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section
Hopkins Health Services
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Catheter Care
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a quality nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in nursing, where it received an A. Our nursing grade is mostly associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Among the reasons we graded this facility so highly is that it received a strong short-term care grade. Indeed, short-term care turned out to be its second highest category score. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A. Our short-term care ratings are critical for people needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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This facility earned a solid inspection report this year as well, with few dings from the applicable government inspectors. As a result, it earned one of our better grades in that category with a score of B-. We believe that one of the most important factors in evaluating an inspection report is deficiencies. We especially focus on the severity of the deficiencies. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
Our next area is long-term care, where we awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this area. In our long-term care category, we focus on the quantity of care offered by a facility, along with a few quality data points. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.51923 percent of its residents. This place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization 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.
Hopkins Health Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hopkins Health Services, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hopkins Health Services, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents that had a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hopkins Health Services, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hopkins Health Services, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hopkins Health Services, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hopkins Health Services, 4.58% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hopkins Health Services, 93.31% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hopkins Health Services, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing. Many would argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hopkins Health Services, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels.
In Hopkins Health Services, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hopkins Health Services, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hopkins Health Services, 12.51 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hopkins Health Services, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
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