North Star Manor is in Warren, Minnesota. With an A overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the United States. We could not find many bad things to say about this nursing home. Its grades are as good as they get. As you can see below, this facility performed equally well in our category ratings. We give this place two thumbs up!
North Star Manor
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. When determining a nursing home's nursing score, we assess the amount of time nurses spend with patients and the level of skill of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received an A+ for its long-term care grade. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Turning to our inspection category, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- for that category. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors didn't deem 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
In our last category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A- for its short-term care rating. This rounded out an elite report card. With our short-term care grade, we try to craft a fair barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed 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 patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
North Star Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In North Star Manor, 6.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In North Star Manor, 4.32% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In North Star Manor, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In North Star Manor, 16.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In North Star Manor, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In North Star Manor, 4.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In North Star Manor, 93.57% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In North Star Manor, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In North Star Manor, 20.05% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In North Star Manor, 20.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In North Star Manor, 76.19% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
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