Sanford Hillsboro Care Center is a nursing home in Hillsboro, North Dakota. The city has a total of 2,230 people. We gave this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the country. We can't find many bad things to say about this place. Its ratings are as good as they get. If you look below, you can see this nursing home's category grades, which look to be equally strong as its overall grade.
Sanford Hillsboro Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Best Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in North Dakota Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is it earned a very impressive inspection grade. In fact, inspections ended up being its best category. In this area, we awarded this nursing home an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively insignificant. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that we were able to find deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Nursing grades are mostly associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also want to alert you to the fact that this facility was awarded a top-shelf score of A- in our long-term care category. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, we gave this nursing home an A for its short-term care rating. This wrapped up a very impressive profile. With our short-term care score, we seek to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home 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.
Sanford Hillsboro Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 6.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 4.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by poor nursing care. However, this statistic could also be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 19.9% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 18.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 5.76% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 96.66% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 15.94% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 17.76% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 1.14 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sanford Hillsboro Care Center, 17.76 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
- Sanford Medical Center HillsboroCritical Access Hospitals 0.04 miles away12 Third Street Se Hillsboro North Dakota 58045Voluntary non-profit - Private(701) 636-3200
- Sanford Medical Center MayvilleCritical Access Hospitals 13.95 miles away42 6th Avenue Se Mayville North Dakota 58257Voluntary non-profit - Private(701) 786-3800