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 nursing score, which you can find in the next section.
Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this facility performed well in our nursing category. We awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. When determining our nursing scores, we look at both staffing levels and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility 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.
In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it was awarded a grade of B+. It outperformed most facilities in this area. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed was long-term care, which turned out to be this facility's weakest area. We gave this nursing home a D in that area. Unfortunately, this score hurt the nursing home's overall profile to a certain degree. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category may not provide the kind of consistent 24/7 care that some other facilities offer. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 91.75258 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is somewhat lower than we anticipated but still a decent figure. Surprisingly, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than most nursing homes. This was its best feature in this category.
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, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that experienced UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 4.27% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 93.22% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 15.08% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 21.04% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels.
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Franklin Care and Rehabilitation Center, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
- Franklin County Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.44 miles away1406 Q St Franklin Nebraska 68939Government - Local(308) 425-6221