Located in Fremont, Nebraska, Dunklau Gardens is one of only three available facilities there. We have a high opinion of this nursing home, which we gave a B+ overall. We were equally impressed with the city grade of nursing homes in Fremont, making this one of the best places to find a nursing home. You could definitely do much worse than this place. This place was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
450 East 23rd Street,
Fremont NE 68025
76.79% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our nursing grade. The nursing grade assesses quite a few subcategories, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving residents more often.
Turning to another one of this place's strengths, it also earned a very impressive inspection rating. In fact, inspections turned out to be one of its best categories. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A-. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was given a strong short-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our higher grades in that area with a score of B+. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to score a facility's performance with rehabilitation To have highly rated rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our fourth category, this nursing home was awarded a decent long-term care grade. While this wasn't nearly as dominant as a few of its other category grades, this is truly not the end of the world. In determining these long-term care scores, we look at the facility's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. One of the factors we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccines. Thankfully, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 98.88476 percent of its patients. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dunklau Gardens Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dunklau Gardens, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dunklau Gardens, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dunklau Gardens, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic could be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dunklau Gardens, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dunklau Gardens, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dunklau Gardens, 4.32% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dunklau Gardens, 93.19% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dunklau Gardens, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dunklau Gardens, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Dunklau Gardens, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dunklau Gardens, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dunklau Gardens, 9.35 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dunklau Gardens, 77.76% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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