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Find the Best Nursing Homes in Minnesota

Minnesota has one of the nation's best health care systems, according to many federal analyses of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other medical providers. The state ranked first in care at medical clinics and fourth in care at hospitals, and eighth in nursing homes. Intense collaboration among providers, health plans, state officials and others to tackle both quality and cost issues continues to improve health care in the Minnesota. With so many great options for senior care in Minnesota, the search process can seem a little overwhelming. Our resources and tools make finding the best post-acute care in Minnesota easy and seamless. Start searching today!

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Minnesota Healthcare Resources

  • Minnesota Information for Seniors
  • State and federal programs that provide protective services, supportive assistance and alternative housing arrangements for older persons and vulnerable adults.
  • Minnesota Board on Aging
  • Providing objective information and education on ways to meet the needs of MinnesotaÕs older population to age well and live well.
  • Care Providers of Minnesota
  • Post-acute care and long-term services and support in Minnesota.

Key Statistics About Minnesota Nursing Homes

382 Medicare certified facilities



$295 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 10% above the national average.



average Medicare quality rating


Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function:

67%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

22%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

58%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

12%
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Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury:

4%
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Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

6%
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Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

19%
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Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

16%
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