GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LYNNHURST

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Golden Livingcenter - Lynnhurst. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LYNNHURST
471 LYNNHURST AVENUE WEST
SAINT PAUL, MN 55104
(651) 645-6453

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

97%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 70
  • Certified Beds: 72

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Golden Livingcenter - Lynnhurst. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-520.9%
Total Percent:20.9%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-168.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-1012.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-521.6%
Total Percent:42.2%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-512.7%
Total Percent:12.7%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-168.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-511.6%
Total Percent:20.2%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
1.5%
Total Percent:1.5%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
2.2%
Total Percent:2.2%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
0.4%
Total Percent:0.4%
 

Rating Details For Golden Livingcenter - Lynnhurst

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours45 Minutes59 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours25 Minutes37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 56 Minutes2 Hours and 17 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 9 Minutes1 Hour and 36 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 5 Minutes3 Hours and 53 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Minnesota are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMinnesota Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%93%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious39%23%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder46%53%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores15%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight5%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair3%2%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse16%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased20%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%7%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%90%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination74%88%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%9%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain-23%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 08/12/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Keep Clinical Information Safe, So That It Will Not Be Lost, Destroyed or Used by the Wrong Person.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008
1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 08/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/21/2010
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/21/2010

Quality Care

Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 08/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/21/2010

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 08/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/21/2010
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 08/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/21/2010

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Denial of Payment for New Admission (DPNA)08/12/2010-

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Golden Livingcenter - Lynnhurst had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 08/12/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 05/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2008
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Health Facility Complaints and Provider Compliance Division of Minnesota - Retrieved 2011