Folsom Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, T
401 Arnold Street n.e., Cullman AL 35055 · (256) 739-4409 · 87.45% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Lata
With an address in Cullman, Alabama, Folsom Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, T is one of just a few available facilities in this city. Featuring an overall score of A-, this nursing home is among the better nursing homes we assessed. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top quarter of all facilities in the United States. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category grades, which are also strong. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 102 Beds
For profit - Corporation
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an A+ inspection grade. This grade is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. Arguably the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This place was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
To add to its elite assessments in other areas, we gave this facility a grade of A for its long-term care grade. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. This nursing home excelled in this area.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our nursing score is based on a host of datapoints. The most heavily weighted one is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This place provides an incredible 4.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is far more care than what is offered by most nursing homes. Lastly, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any nursing home Alabama in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these areas as good measures of the caliber of nursing care offered.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we graded was short-term care. We awarded this nursing home one of our higher grades in this category, with a B. While this wasn't as dominant as many of its other scores, it is still a positive grade. In forming our short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to formulate a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.