Franklin County Transitional Care is a nursing home located in Preston, Idaho. This city has a population of 9,258 people. Sporting an overall rating of A, this is without a doubt a first-rate facility. In addition, this is a hospital-based facility, which is a positive for prospective residents with significant health conditions. Scroll down to see this facility's category ratings, which are equally impressive. You just can't do much better than a straight A profile.
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Franklin County Transitional Care
- Nursing Home
- 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
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Idaho Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its great overall score, we gave this nursing home an A for our inspections rating. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its top-shelf resume, this facility also performed well in our short-term care category. In fact, we gave it a score of A- for the category. In crafting our short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to create a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. The nursing score features several factors. The most heavily weighted factor is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of turning patients more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category we scored, this facility was given a very strong grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility rounded out a straight A report card. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. After assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Franklin County Transitional Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 6.47% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 3.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that have had a fall which resulted in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 2.4% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 18.94% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 14.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 8% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 88.64% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 12.92% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 14.54% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 0.93 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Franklin County Transitional Care, 14.54 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
- Franklin County Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 0.1 miles away44 North First East Preston Idaho 83263Government - Local(208) 852-0137