State Analysis Report for Minnesota

Key metrics for nursing homes in Minnesota including change in number of homes and number of beds, nursing home staffing levels, occupancy, newest nursing homes, and more. This report is updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Minnesota- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on May 19, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Minnesota has a total of 346 active skilled nursing facilities with 24,160 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 5,717,184, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 236.64 persons in Minnesota. There were 19,760 residents as May 19, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 81.79 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Minnesota has added 0 new beds and lost 321 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Minnesota and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.99 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.41 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.67 0.87
All Staff 4.08 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Minnesota:

COVID-19 Infections in Minnesota Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Minnesota there were a total of 21 new cases and 21 new deaths among residents for the week ending May 19, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Minnesota

No new homes were reported by CMS over the past twelve months.

Minnesota lost 7 skilled nursing facilities and 321 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
Sunnyside Health Care Center 44
Northfield Hospital Long Term Care Center 40
Riverview Hospital and Nursing Home 24
Pioneer Memorial Care Center 58
The Terrace at Cannon Falls 64
Pine View Rehabilitation and Senior Living 49
Northfield Care Center Inc 42

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for Minnesota Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Minnesota. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Minnesota

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Minnesota based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Langton Shores
1900 WEST COUNTY ROAD D
ROSEVILLE, MN
0.00
Fairview University Trans Serv
2512 7TH STREET SOUTH
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
0.00
Mcintosh Senior Living
600 NORTHEAST RIVERSIDE AVENUE
MCINTOSH, MN
1.33
Central Todd County Care Center
406 EAST HIGHWAY 71
CLARISSA, MN
2.67
Sartell Therapy Suites
990 19TH STREET SOUTH
SARTELL, MN
2.67
Minnesota Veterans Home - Silver Bay
56 OUTER DRIVE
SILVER BAY, MN
2.67
Meadows On Fairview
25565 FAIRVIEW AVENUE
WYOMING, MN
3.33
Lake Ridge Care Center of Buffalo, Inc.
310 LAKE BOULEVARD
BUFFALO, MN
4.00
Green Pine Acres Nursing Home
427 MAIN STREET NORTHEAST
MENAHGA, MN
4.00
Lifecare Roseau Manor
715 DELMORE DRIVE
ROSEAU, MN
4.00

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Minnesota based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
The Terrace at Crystal LLC
3245 VERA CRUZ AVENUE NORTH
CRYSTAL, MN
472.00
Highland Chateau Health and Rehabilitation Center
2319 WEST SEVENTH STREET
SAINT PAUL, MN
332.33
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Bay View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
1412 WEST FOURTH STREET
RED WING, MN
320.17
Rochester East Health Services
501 EIGHTH AVENUE SOUTHEAST
ROCHESTER, MN
265.00
Thief River Care Center
2001 EASTWOOD DRIVE
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN
256.33
Pine Haven Care Center Inc
210 NORTHWEST 3RD STREET
PINE ISLAND, MN
220.33
Edenbrook of St Cloud
1717 UNIVERSITY DRIVE SOUTHEAST
SAINT CLOUD, MN
218.83
Rochester Health Services West
2215 HIGHWAY 52 NORTH
ROCHESTER, MN
194.83
The Estates at St Louis Park LLC
3201 VIRGINIA AVENUE SOUTH
SAINT LOUIS PARK, MN
193.33
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Glenoaks Senior Living Campus
100 GLEN OAKS DRIVE
NEW LONDON, MN
192.67
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Skilled Nursing Homes in Minnesota Compared to Nationwide

We have compared Minnesota nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. Minnesota performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 7.30 Lower
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.90 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 6.90 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.20 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 8.20 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.00 Lower
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 57.50 Lower
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.41 Higher
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.67 Lower
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.99 Higher
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.66 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 4.08 Higher
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.53 Higher
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.62 Higher
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.07 Lower
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 48.00 Lower
Registered Nurse Turnover 44.20 Lower
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.60 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.30 Lower
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.96 Lower
Number Of Fines 2.20 Lower
Fine Amount In Dollars 35,478.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 13.66 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 4.74 Lower
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 50.86 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 2.04 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 2.78 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 4.10 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.05 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 3.64 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 95.32 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 16.29 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 88.46 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 1.81 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 16.71 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 12.31 Lower
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 6.94 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 94.20 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 79.07 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 77.88 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 21.41 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 13.26 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.53 Lower
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.09 Lower

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