Mennonite Home is located in Albany, Oregon. This city has a population of 58,967 people. We gave this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the nation. Based on our ratings, this facility is simply as good as it gets. Keep reading to see this facility's category ratings, which also impressed us. You just can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
5353 Columbus Street Se,
Albany OR 97321
57.47% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in long-term care. We awarded them a grade of A+ in this area. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of really impressive nursing hour statistics, this facility's vaccination record was first-rate as well. In fact, it vaccinated 99.02439 percent of its residents for pneumonia. This combination proved to be successful as this nursing home keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing score is mostly associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provided 5.8 hours of nursing care per resident daily, which was among the highest figures we found. Lastly, this nursing home was also above average in each of the major quality measures we assessed in this category. It performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
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We awarded this nursing home an A for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that CMS didn't 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.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we assessed is short-term care, where this facility was given an A-. This completed a very favorable profile. Very few facilities received an A- or higher in all four categories. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This score is typically a fair measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home, which as an area this facility performed much more favorably. This place outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in the country in this area with 60.3 percent of its patients returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most nursing homes.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mennonite Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mennonite Home, 8.71% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mennonite Home, 2.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing care can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mennonite Home, 2.51% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients which have suffered from a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mennonite Home, 15.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mennonite Home, 12.16% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mennonite Home, 5.45% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some would argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mennonite Home, 93.41% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mennonite Home, 13.96% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Some would argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mennonite Home, 23.95% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mennonite Home, 23.95 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Mennonite Home, 14.34 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Mennonite Home, 76.21% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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