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Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: ANov 21: AJan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: AMay 22: AJun 22: A
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Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis's website

5101 Minnehaha Avenue South,
Minneapolis MN 55417

(612) 548-5705

78.29% estimated occupancy 1

Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis is on a list of 53 facilities this area. After receiving an overall rating of A, this facility is ranked among the highest-graded facilities we found. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the nation. One of the best aspects of this facility's exemplary report card is its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Government - State
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. Our nursing grade analyzes a handful of subcategories, most of which are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

We also want to emphasize the fact that this nursing home was given an impressive score of A in our long-term care category. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 99.340866 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the majority of nursing homes. 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 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This facility also was strong in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of A-. Only a select group of nursing homes received a better grade in this category. In our short-term care category, we strive to forge a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess a facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

Lastly, this facility also received a virtually flawless government inspection. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A-. With this impressive grade, this place is one of the few facilities in Minnesota to earn straight A's. Our inspection scores are tied to data points located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home received 7 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.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percent of long-term residents that suffer from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who had a fall leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 4.73% of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe this is a reliable measure of quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 93.57% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 13.28% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 20.05% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility. Many argue that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Mn Veterans Home Minneapolis, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

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 A-minus

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Nearby Hospitals

  • Abbott Northwestern HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.84 miles away800 East 28th Street Minneapolis Minnesota 55407Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 863-4457
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, FairviewAcute Care Hospitals 4.05 miles away2450 Riverside Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota 55454Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 273-3000
  • Children's Hospitals & Clinics of MnChildrens 4.07 miles away2525 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota 55404Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 813-6112
  • Hennepin County Medical Center 1Acute Care Hospitals 5 miles away701 Park Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota 55415Government - Local(612) 873-3629
  • United HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.29 miles away333 North Smith Avenue Saint Paul Minnesota 55102Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 241-8810
  • Fairview Southdale HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.17 miles away6401 France Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota 55435Voluntary non-profit - Private(952) 924-5100
  • Regions HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.23 miles away640 Jackson Street Saint Paul Minnesota 55101Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 254-1616
  • Park Nicollet Methodist HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.62 miles away6500 Excelsior Blvd Minneapolis Minnesota 55426Voluntary non-profit - Private(952) 993-5000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Highland Park Dialysis of Davita3.25 miles away1559 7th St W Saint Paul Minnesota 55102Dialysis Stations: 12 (651) 222-7139
  • Fresenius Medical Care - Midway St Paul3.49 miles away1690 University Ave W Suite B - 100 Saint Paul Minnesota 55104Dialysis Stations: 22 (651) 917-0081
  • Fmc Dialysis - South Minneapolis3.55 miles away4310 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis Minnesota 55409Dialysis Stations: 12 (612) 822-4411
  • U of Mn Med Ctr, Fairview - Dialysis3.99 miles away2450 Riverside Ave Kidney Center South Bldg Minneapolis Minnesota 55454Dialysis Stations: 11 (612) 365-3756
  • Bio-Medical Applications of Minnesota, Inc.4.08 miles away2637 Park Ave S Minneapolis Minnesota 55407Dialysis Stations: 14 (612) 872-1946
  • Riverside Dialysis of Davita4.16 miles away1045 Westgate Drive Suite 90 Saint Paul Minnesota 55114Dialysis Stations: 20 (651) 645-1847
  • Minneapolis Dialysis of Davita4.27 miles away825 S 8th St, sl42 Minneapolis Minnesota 55404CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (612) 347-5972
  • Davita - Uptown4.29 miles away3601 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota 55409Dialysis Stations: 12 (612) 825-4583