Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center is located in the densely populated metropolitan area of Minneapolis, Minnesota which has a population of 1,022,298 people. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we looked at. Receiving an A+ in our grading scheme requires top-notch marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this facility as the third best nursing home in Minneapolis. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which are just as strong as its overall grade.
Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
11501 Masonic Home Drive,
Minneapolis MN 55437
76.77% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Lymphedema Care
Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ short-term care grade. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this category is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
This nursing home also received an A+ inspection score, making it one of the rare places to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. This grade is based on the nursing home's inspections. Arguably the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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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 rating weighs several datapoints, many of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility 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 by having a policy of moving residents even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last area, we awarded this facility an A+ for our long-term care rating. This completed a very strong report card. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 98.41629 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand 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, 6.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that have had a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents which had urinary tract infections. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 11.96% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 4.16% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 94.15% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 13.41% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 15.86% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Some believe that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 15.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 14.49 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Minnesota Masonic Home Care Center, 77.42% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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 A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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