Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is a large nursing home located in Herkimer, New York. This nursing home was given a rock bottom overall grade based on the data we assessed. As far as we can see, you would be better off to avoid of this facility. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection rating. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades
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Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
Although this place's overall score was terrible, it actually fared well in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a B for that category, which is one of our better scores. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. It is generally in your best interest to avoid places that had a long list of severe deficiencies. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also didn't fare terribly in the area of long-term care. In fact, we awarded it a C for that category, which happens to be among its better scores. In calculating these long-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's personal care services. Once we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. Candidly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this facility vaccinated only 65.09946 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Nevertheless, this facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is short-term care. This nursing home's received a bottom of the barrel short-term care grade where it was given an F. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to assess a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To have highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Not surprisingly, we found that this facility provides substantially less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than a typical facility. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This was not a strength for this facility. We found that just 4.2 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, about half of their residents are able to return home so this is well below average.
The next area we rated is nursing. This facility received a rock bottom grade of F in that area. In computing our nursing scores, we look at both staffing levels and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing scores. This facility fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 9.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.11% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 2.03% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric could also be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used to treat several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 13.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 13.75% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 90.38% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 15.3% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 14.12% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 14.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 9.74 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 75.23% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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