With an address in Waseca, Minnesota, Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home is the lone facility we were able to find in the area. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the country. You simply can't do much better than this facility. Headlining this facility's stellar report card is its inspection rating, which we will address in the next section.
Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a top notch nursing home overall, this place also performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many impressive grades, this nursing home received first-rate long-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in this area. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Our nursing grade is largely associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home 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 state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving a resident at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, we awarded this facility an A for its short-term care score. This rounded out a first-rate report card. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients which experienced UTI's. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for treating a variety of conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 4.58% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 93.31% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some would argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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