Browns Valley Health Center

Browns Valley Health Center

Overview

Browns Valley Health Center is located in Browns Valley, MN, part of Traverse County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 546. 26.4% of residents are 65 years or older, 9.9% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Folsom Township, Beardsley, and Arthur Township.

Our network provides data for 1 senior living community in Browns Valley, MN with this community.

About the Community

A nonprofit corporation, Browns Valley Health Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 41 beds with an average occupancy rate of 79.5%.

Both resident and family council are available. Browns Valley Health Center is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Browns Valley Health Center reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Minnesota’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

D

26.2% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 6.7% more than the nation and 13.9% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

C

14.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 0.1% less than the nation and 2.3% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

B

33.3% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 13.7% less than the nation and 16.2% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

C

2.5% of residents have depressive symptoms, 5% less than the nation and 2.1% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

F

8% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 4.6% more than the nation and 3.8% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

C

14.1% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 0.5% less than the nation and 1% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

B

99.2% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 3.8% more than the nation and 3.7% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

A

100% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 7.3% more than the nation and 3.7% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

A

1.7% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 6.4% less than the nation and 5% less than the state.

UTI

F

4.8% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 2.4% more than the nation and 2% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

A

0% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.6% less than the nation and 2.6% less than the state.

Weight Loss

B

3.3% of residents lose too much weight, 2.7% less than the nation and 1.2% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

A

6.3% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 11.7% less than the nation and 11.8% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Pneumococcal Vaccine

A

100% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 20.5% more than the nation and 11.9% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

B

89.7% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 13% more than the nation and 11.6% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

A

100% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 12.7% more than the nation and 6.5% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

A

94.1% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 36.8% more than the nation and 20.7% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

C

93.3% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 6.4% more than the nation and 8.7% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

B

64% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 21.1% more than the nation and 20% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Browns Valley Health Center provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Minnesota’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

C

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 15 minutes per resident daily, 3 minutes longer than the nation and 10 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

D

Licensed partial nurse hours total 39 minutes per resident daily, 13 minutes shorter than the nation and 2 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

B

Registered nurse hours total 45 minutes per resident daily, 4 minutes longer than the nation and 19 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 24 minutes per resident daily, 2 minutes shorter than the nation and 15 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

D

Physical therapist hours total 0 minutes per resident daily, 3 minutes shorter than the nation and 3 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

A

The registered nurse turnover rate is 33.3%, 18.6% lower than the nation and 14.6% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 37.1%, 16.2% lower than the nation and 13.3% lower than the state.

Administrator

A

0 administrators left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.7 less than the nation and 0.5 less than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Browns Valley Health Center residents that require a hospital visit, Coteau Des Prairies Hospital & Clinics is the closest, 11.68 miles away. Essentia Health-Holy Trinity Hospital is the next nearest, 19.11 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Lewis Family Drug, 0.33 miles away, and Lewis Family Drug – Sisseton, 11.29 miles away. Lewis Family Drug and Pearson Rexall Drug & Jewelry Co are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Edward D Gonzales DDS and Sisseton Dental Clinic are 10.08 miles and 11.67 miles away. As for vision care, Grimsrud Visual Clinic is 11.79 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Big Stone Lake State Park is 20.12 miles away, and Sieche Hollow State Park is 22.11 miles away. Siston Theatre is 11.85 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Browns Valley Public Library, 0.31 miles from Browns Valley Health Center.

Nearby places of worship include United Methodist Church and Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The former is 0.08 miles, and the latter is 0.08 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Sharp Cuts is 11.85 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Dave Reed Fish Company and Reed Fish Company, 0.02 miles and 0.41 miles away. Hot Stuff Pizza and Dave Reed Fish Company are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Maynard’s Food Center is 0.38 miles away, and Rosholt Hometown Foods is 11.78 miles away. Teals Market and Wilmot Foods are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Union State Bank, 0.31 miles away, or Security State Agency, 6.01 miles away. First Independant Bank and The Buffalo Ridge Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Browns Valley

July was Browns Valley’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 85°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was -3°F.

The city saw 30.22 inches of precipitation, 73.26 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 68% over the last 12 months.

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