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 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing score, which is addressed in the next section.
Foley Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing ratings are primarily tied to the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a resident more often.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was dominant in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A-. Few facilities fared better in this category. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is usually a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 94.605804 percent of its residents, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively insignificant. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we assessed, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility topped off an elite report card. In forming these short-term care scores, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to create a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Foley Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Foley Nursing Center, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Foley Nursing Center, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often associated with lower quality nursing care. More supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Foley Nursing Center, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric may be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Foley Nursing Center, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Foley Nursing Center, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Foley Nursing Center, 4.58% of Patients
This is the percent of residents exhibiting signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could imply worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Foley Nursing Center, 93.31% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Foley Nursing Center, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Foley Nursing Center, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for patients physical and mental well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Foley Nursing Center, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Foley Nursing Center, 12.51 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Foley Nursing Center, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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