Foley Nursing Center is an average-sized nursing home in Foley, Minnesota. With an overall rating of A-, this facility is one of the better nursing homes we looked at. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.
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Foley Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of faring well in its overall grade, this nursing home received a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it received one of our highest grades in that area with a grade of A. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing rating. In fact, nursing proved to be its second best category grade. In that area, we gave this nursing home an A-. There are a variety of factors within this category. Most of the datapoints relate to nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 place the country 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 having a system of turning a patient more frequently.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a first-rate long-term care score. In fact, this ended up being this facility's third best category score. In that area, we gave this facility a score of A-. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 98.71795 percent of its patients, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category, we gave this facility an A for its short-term care score. This completed a very strong report card. With our short-term care assessment, we endeavor to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at the facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the number of patients who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Foley Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Foley Nursing Center, 4.73% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Foley Nursing Center, 1.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often linked to poor nursing care. More supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Foley Nursing Center, 5.7% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Foley Nursing Center, 15.98% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Foley Nursing Center, 16.43% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Foley Nursing Center, 4.98% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Foley Nursing Center, 97.15% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Foley Nursing Center, 20.98% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Foley Nursing Center, 22.35% of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Foley Nursing Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Foley Nursing Center, 22.35% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Foley Nursing Center, 2.63% of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Foley Nursing Center, 75.67% of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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