Frankfort Community Care Home is a small non-profit nursing home in Frankfort, Kansas. This is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B+. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the country. The best aspect of this facility's strong report card was its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section
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Frankfort Community Care Home
- Nursing Home
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
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also performed well in the area of long-term care, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 60 percent of its patients, which is slightly lower than we were hoping for. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In addition, this nursing home earned excellent inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with an A-. Our inspection ratings are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. We scrutinized the skill-level of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses spent with patients, in computing our rating in this category. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we scored was short-term care, where this facility was awarded a grade of B-. This is this nursing home's weakest area. This is still not a major area of concern. In our short-term care category, we try to create a sound barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. The final statistic we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Frankfort Community Care Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 5.26% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents who have suffered a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 4.4% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that sustained UTI's. UTI's could be a sign of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 33.68% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 12.2% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 7.14% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. High rates of depression could be an indicator lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 74.64% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 18.29% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 15.19% of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels.
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Frankfort Community Care Home, 15.19% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
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