Strasburg Nursing Home is in Strasburg, North Dakota. The city has 674 people. This nursing home is an A+ rated facility, which is our absolute highest score. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the 10 best nursing homes in North Dakota. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category grades, which are also quite good. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Strasburg Nursing Home
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
409 S 3rd St,
Strasburg ND 58573
88.4% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall score, we gave this place an A+ for inspections. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing these inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are quite insignificant. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This tells you that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Another reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing grades are mostly based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. With 4.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day, this nursing home surpassed the overwhelming majority of facilities. Finally, this facility also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. For example, it fared as well as any nursing home the country when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these areas as predictive indicators of the caliber of nursing care offered.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our next area, this first-rate nursing home also performed remarkably in the category of long-term care. In this area, we awarded it a A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of patient-friendly nursing hour statistics, this nursing home's vaccination records is superb also. Indeed, it vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. This combination proved to be effective as this facility also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.77 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category, this nursing home also was given an excellent short-term care grade, with a B+. This finished off a very strong profile. In determining our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Strasburg Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 6.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 4.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 3.31% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 19.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 18.98% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 6.1% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 97.79% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 15.75% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 18.98% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 1.07 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Strasburg Nursing Home, 18.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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