Located in Franklin, Nebraska, Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center is the sole facility we identified in this area. Sporting an overall score of B, this facility is a fine option. Based on our ratings, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next section.
Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1006 M Street,
Franklin NE 68939
68.8% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall rating, this facility performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the nursing home's recent inspections. We awarded it an A- for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. The nursing rating weighs a host of subcategories. The most heavily weighted variable is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a patient even once per day.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded a strong short-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our higher scores in that area with a grade of B. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to score a facility's rehabilitation services To offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at is long-term care, which is this nursing home's worst category. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in that area. Unfortunately, this category hurt the nursing home's overall grade to a certain degree. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were optimistic to find that this nursing home vaccinated 94.89796 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term patients which are given antianxiety medication. These medications are generally used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 4.32% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Some experts would argue that this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 93.19% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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