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Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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2060 Upper 55th Street East,
Inver Grove Heights MN 55077

(651) 451-1881

76.58% estimated occupancy 1

With an address in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center is one of just a few available nursing homes in the area. It looks like this is a fine facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable grade. Based on the data we reviewed, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home received a quality overall score as described above, but we especially wanted to emphasize its nearly flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Inspection ratings are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident health or safety. A couple relatively minor dings are not necessarily the end of the world.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Contributing to its profile, this facility also earned a score of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is a well above average grade in this category. Short-term care ratings are vital for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. This place performed as well as just about any nursing home in Minnesota in this area with 58.3 percent of its residents returning home. Unfortunately, at most nursing homes, fewer than half of their short-term patients are able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Our nursing score looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of skill of the nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Our last category is long-term care, where we awarded this nursing home a grade of C in that category. For prospective residents looking for a permanent residence rather than skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 94.85715 percent of its patients. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 6.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 4.36% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 2.82% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 16.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 12.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 4.55% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 94.12% of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 13.22% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-plus

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 19.91% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: F

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 19.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 12.78 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: D

In Woodlyn Heights Healthcare Center, 76.23% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • United HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.68 miles away333 North Smith Avenue Saint Paul Minnesota 55102Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 241-8810
  • Regions HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.38 miles away640 Jackson Street Saint Paul Minnesota 55101Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 254-1616
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, FairviewAcute Care Hospitals 10.99 miles away2450 Riverside Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota 55454Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 273-3000
  • Healtheast St John's HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.31 miles away1575 Beam Avenue Saint Paul Minnesota 55109Voluntary non-profit - Private(651) 232-7000
  • Abbott Northwestern HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.37 miles away800 East 28th Street Minneapolis Minnesota 55407Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 863-4457
  • Children's Hospitals & Clinics of MnChildrens 11.55 miles away2525 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota 55404Voluntary non-profit - Private(612) 813-6112
  • Hennepin County Medical Center 1Acute Care Hospitals 12.21 miles away701 Park Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota 55415Government - Local(612) 873-3629
  • Regina HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.5 miles away1175 Nininger Road Hastings Minnesota 55033Voluntary non-profit - Church(651) 480-4100

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - West St Paul Dialysis2.38 miles away1590 S Robert St Ste 130 Saint Paul Minnesota 55118Dialysis Stations: 13 (651) 457-2232
  • West St Paul Dialysis of Davita2.49 miles away1555 Livingston Ave Saint Paul Minnesota 55118CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (651) 455-2995
  • Eagan Dialysis of Davita4.5 miles away2750 Blue Water Rd, Suite 300 Saint Paul Minnesota 55121Dialysis Stations: 16 (651) 688-0132
  • Highland Park Dialysis of Davita5.24 miles away1559 7th St W Saint Paul Minnesota 55102Dialysis Stations: 12 (651) 222-7139
  • Davita - Cottage Grove5.61 miles away8800 East Point Douglas Dr Cottage Grove Minnesota 55016Dialysis Stations: 12 (651) 459-5655
  • Sun Ray Dialysis of Davita6.24 miles away1744 Old Hudson Road Saint Paul Minnesota 55106CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (651) 793-5191
  • Fmc Dialysis Services of St Paul6.27 miles away445 Etna Street Suite 60 Saint Paul Minnesota 55106Dialysis Stations: 20 (651) 251-3847
  • Davita Phalen Dialysis6.54 miles away863 Arcade St Saint Paul Minnesota 55106Dialysis Stations: 12 (651) 776-0466

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