Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare is in Farmer City, Illinois, a city with a total of 2,984 people. This facility is a well below average nursing home. A score of this caliber indicates we found a few red flags. In our view, we would struggle to recommend this facility. In spite of all this, this nursing home surprisingly performed well in our inspections category, which you can find more information about below.
Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Although we did not rate this nursing home highly overall, we want to draw your attention to its excellent government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A- in this category. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. You generally want to avoid facilities with too many severe deficiencies flagged. This particular nursing home received 9 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
Unfortunately, this nursing home's next most favorable score is long-term care. As it turns out, with a grade of D in this area, it still fared relatively poorly. For patients in need of a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. We were pleased to learn that this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place also fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in the category weren't as favorable as these.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the category of short-term care, this facility was given a grade of just D in this area. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Based on its grade in this area, we weren't surprised to find that this facility was well below average in terms of the number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the figures we assessed. The last item we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these poor statistics was damning for this nursing home's short-term care grade.
The last category we looked at was nursing. This nursing home received a very poor grade of F in this category. Nursing scores are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing ratings. This nursing home fared well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that had falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents who have had a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric may also be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 29.8% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 87.49% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 14.23% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Farmer City Rehab & Healthcare, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
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