Note: Samaritan Bethany Home on Eighth has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Samaritan Bethany Home on Eighth is a large non-profit nursing home in Rochester, Minnesota. With an overall rating of F, we consider this to be a very poor facility. Keep in mind that Rochester received a far more impressive city grade of B, so you should definitely consider other options in the city. We wouldn't blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another facility. However, if you want to learn more about this place's category grades, nursing grades are discussed in the next section.

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Non profit - Corporation

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

B-
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Historical

While we graded this facility incredibly poorly overall, it received a fairly respectable nursing grade this year. We gave it a grade of B- in that category. In calculating our nursing grades, we analyze both staffing levels and the training levels of those nurses. This facility provides an impressive 5.2 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. Finally, this nursing home was relatively weak in two of the areas we look at, with below average scores for minimizing its patients' pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This facility also didn't fare terribly in the category of short-term care. Indeed, we awarded it a grade of B- in that area, which ended up being among its higher scores. Short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. The last datapoint we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. This place performed well in this area with 57.7 percent of its patients returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
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Incredibly, we awarded this facility a B- for its long-term care grade, which isn't too bad of a score. In crafting these long-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 93.21357 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which happens to be slightly below what we anticipated but still a decent percentage. Lastly, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. With 1.96 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility was also slightly below average.

Facility Inspections

D
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The last category we looked at is inspections. Unfortunately, this ended up being this facility's weakest link. We gave it a grade of just D in this area. Since this information is collected by government inspectors, we weight it heavily in our assessment. One of the most important factors in assessing inspection reports is deficiencies. We recommend you scrutinize the level of severity of those deficiencies. This nursing home had a category G through L deficiency, which are among the more severe deficiencies. These categories indicate that the deficiencies identified by CMS had potential to cause actual harm to patients. On top of having severe deficiencies, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
F
State:
A-
National:
B
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Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
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Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Samaritan Bethany Home on Eighth Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
C
9.33%
State
B+
5.96%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that have had a fall resulting in serious injury.

Provider
D
5.39%
State
B-
4.22%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
D
5.27%
State
B
2.6%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
B+
10.46%
State
B
14%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
A
9.37%
State
A-
11.64%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.

Provider
C
5.56%
State
B
3.96%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
C
95.09%
State
B
93.72%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's health.

Provider
B-
15.97%
State
B+
13.43%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
A-
22.02%
State
B
15.97%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.

Provider
B-
1.96
State
B+
1.51
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
C
22.02
State
B
15.97
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Provider
B-
11.4
State
B
10.53
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.

Provider
A
80.8%
State
B+
74.2%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester 1.08 mi
1216 Second Street Southwest Rochester Minnesota 55902
(507) 255-1991
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
Olmsted Medical Center 1.4 mi
1650 Fourth Street Southeast Rochester Minnesota 55904
(507) 287-2761
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Mayo Dialysis Rochester - Northeast 2.2 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
3041 Stonehedge Drive Ne Rochester Minnesota 55906
(507) 538-8580
Rochester Dialysis of Davita 3.35 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
2660 S Broadway Ste A Rochester Minnesota 55904
(507) 288-1617
Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester 3.47 mi
Dialysis Stations: 39
201 W Center St, Ei-1g Rochester Minnesota 55905
(507) 266-8733