Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center is a very-large non-profit facility located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This proved to be an A rated facility. This nursing home was given one of the most impressive ratings we offer. A grade of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. Even with Minneapolis having 50 nursing homes to select from, this facility jumped off the page as a fine choice. Keep reading to see this facility's category ratings, which are also quite good. It is hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
11501 Masonic Home Drive,
Minneapolis MN 55437
72.47% estimated occupancy 1
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to performing well overall, this facility received high marks for short-term care as well. It received our highest score in that category with an A+. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is often a reliable assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. This nursing home is the gold standard when it comes to skilled nursing staffing. The facility provided approximately 50% more physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than a typical nursing home. The final metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that it performed as well as just about any facility in Minnesota in this area with 71.7 percent of its residents returning home.
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 grade is primarily associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This place provides an incredible 5.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering impressive levels of care, this nursing home also fared well in several of the quality measures we assessed. In terms of the percentage of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home performed better than the national average.
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Racking up another strong category grade, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we scored turned out to be this facility's worst area. Nevertheless, even its weakest link would likely be a highlight for most facilities. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in long-term care. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 96.33028 percent of its residents, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 6.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 4.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which have had a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 2.82% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 16.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 12.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 4.55% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some believe this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 94.12% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 13.22% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 19.91% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 19.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 12.78 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 76.23% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Minneapolis, MN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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