Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center is a small facility in Mankato, Minnesota. With an overall score of B, this appears to be a good facility. At the end of the day, this facility is a solid choice for most people. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive profile is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section
Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to earning a strong overall score, this nursing home also received an elite short-term care grade. We gave them one of our higher scores in that area, with an A. In calculating these short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to devise a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 7.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Among this facility's other strengths is its elite nursing grade. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of A-. Nursing grades are largely associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility's third most favorable category came in the area of long-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of B-. Long-term care grades are typically used to assess a nursing home's performance as a traditional nursing home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services provided by a rehabilitation facility. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98 percent of its patients, which is higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In the last category we assessed, this facility received a good grade in the area of inspections as well. In fact, we gave it a grade of B- for that category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some can be relatively minor. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 4.58% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 93.31% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 12.51 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Oaklawn Care & Rehabilitation Center, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.
Scores for Mankato, 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-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Mankato, Minnesota has 3 other nursing homes
- Mayo Clinic Health System - MankatoAcute Care Hospitals 0.23 miles away1025 Marsh Street Mankato Minnesota 56001Voluntary non-profit - Private(507) 385-2646
- River's Edge Hospital & ClinicCritical Access Hospitals 12.83 miles away1900 North Sunrise Drive Saint Peter Minnesota 56082Government - Local(507) 934-7602