Located in Mcintosh, Minnesota, Mcintosh Senior Living is the only option located in the city. This proved to be an A+ facility. Receiving an A+ in our rating system requires superb marks across the board. We can't find many bad things to say about this facility. Its grades are impeccable. Finally, this turned out to be a very consistent nursing home with consistent scores in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
Mcintosh Senior Living
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
600 Northeast Riverside Avenue,
Mcintosh MN 56556
93.33% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility received quality marks in the area of long-term care. As a result, it received one of our highest scores in that category with a score of A+. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After considering the significant amount of nursing hours provided by this nursing home, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.36306 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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This first-rate 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 grade assesses the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of training of the nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home boasts a really impressive 4.5 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, of which a significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing impressive levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any facility in the nation when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these metrics as predictive indicators of the quality of nursing care provided.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final area, we gave this facility a grade of A+ for its short-term care rating. This finished off an elite profile. Our short-term care grade is often employed to measure a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To have highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mcintosh Senior Living Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 6.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 4.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care residents who have experienced falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 2.82% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 16.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 12.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 4.55% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 94.12% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 13.22% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 19.91% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mcintosh Senior Living, 19.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
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