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ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON

900 Hilligoss Blvd SE
Fosston, MN 56542-1542
(218) 435-1133
Fax: (218) 435-1134
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Home Health Care, Hospice, Home Care,
ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON serves Polk County, MN
  • General Information
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    Non-Profit
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    FCMS is located next to a local hospital and clinic. Located on highways #2 in Fosston Mn. FCMS provides care to all types of seniors striving to provide excellent care to all. Choices and flexibility in care is must with care communities and 5 meal plan and pets that live in the facility. If interested in finding more about FCMS call Carrie Welin. There is an attached assisted living facility Prairie Pines.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Adult day care
    Hospice
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Hit, kick, or act physically aggressive
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    Become disoriented
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of an I.V.
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Licensed by the Dept. of health FCMS complies with the standards required to operate long term care facility Education for all staff is required to continue ongoing knowledge base of regulations and standards.
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Wandering out of the facility or into other resident’s rooms.
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types Allowed
    Dogs
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Number of residents: 50
    Dietary Options
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Golf Course, bible study and local churches, bingo and casino nearby
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private funds
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 43
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid
    Provider resides in hospital
    FIRST CARE MEDICAL SERVICES
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 1/1/1988
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Both
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average state scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average region scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.56 stars
    3.89 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    2 stars
    2.79 stars
    3 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    4.06 stars
    4.11 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.77 stars
    3.89 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.9 stars
    4 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average state scores in 11 of 14 areas.
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average region scores in 11 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.48 hours
    2.48 hours
    2.56 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.86 hours
    0.75 hours
    0.78 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.72 hours
    0.82 hours
    0.82 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.57 hours
    1.57 hours
    1.6 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    5.05 hours
    4.05 hours
    4.15 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.01 hours
    0.08 hours
    0.03 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.6 hours
    2.43 hours
    2.56 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.61 hours
    0.61 hours
    0.6 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.94 hours
    0.93 hours
    0.82 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.16 hours
    3.97 hours
    3.98 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.34 hours
    2.49 hours
    2.45 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.16 hours
    1.02 hours
    1.08 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.36 hours
    0.64 hours
    0.75 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.9 hours
    4.09 hours
    4.21 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average state scores in 5 of 13 areas.
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average region scores in 4 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    14.3%
    14.64%
    14.8%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    3.4%
    10.34%
    8.51%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    1.1%
    4.33%
    3.3%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    7.4%
    7.15%
    4.02%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    55.6%
    46.76%
    39.24%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    0.9%
    3.4%
    5.51%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    4.1%
    5.14%
    5.67%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    0%
    6.69%
    4.86%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    0%
    0.82%
    0.33%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    2.4%
    3.85%
    3.77%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    96.59%
    97.78%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    96.25%
    98.33%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    18.2%
    16.94%
    24.08%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average state scores in 1 of 5 areas.
    ESSENTIA HEALTH FOSSTON exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    17.4%
    23.33%
    19.7%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0%
    0.99%
    1.8%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    90%
    87.13%
    97%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    76.8%
    85.33%
    90.53%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    0%
    1.83%
    5.2%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 3
    Health Inspection Rating : 2
    Quality Measures Rating : 3
    Staffing Rating : 4
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 4
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    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 245512
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    MN Nursing Home
    License No. 00461
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    MN Hospice
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    MN Prof. Home Care Agency - Class A
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
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