Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center is located in the densely populated metropolitan area of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This facility was given an overall grade of B, which is a very respectable rating. Based on our analysis, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. The best part of this facility's strong profile was its nursing grade. We discuss nursing in the next section
Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received a very impressive nursing score. Nursing actually turned out to be its best category. In that area, we gave this facility an A. Our nursing rating is largely associated with the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
This facility also excelled in the area of inspections. In fact, we gave it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. This is one of the few nursing homes with an overall score in this range which received multiple category grades this high. Inspection grades are based on several items found on the a nursing home's inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was given a score of B+. It performed better than most nursing homes in this area. Short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the number of residents that ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 5.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last category, we gave this facility a D for the area of long-term care. This is the facility's least impressive category rating. Unfortunately, this grade pulled down the nursing home's overall profile to some degree. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means the facility didn't perform well in our quality measures relating to patient care. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were a bit worried that this facility vaccinated only 81.914894 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this facility was actually decent at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 4.58% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 93.31% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 12.51 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cedars at St. Louis Park, a Villa Center, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Minneapolis, 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 B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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