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Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center's website

130 Chestnut Street,
Franklin MA 02038

(508) 528-4600

73.17% estimated occupancy 1

Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center is the only option located in Franklin, Massachusetts. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A grade in this range requires strong marks in most areas. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a solid choice for quite a few people. This facility also received very consistent grades in all of our categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also received an elite long-term care score. We awarded them one of our higher scores in that area, with an A-. If you are seeking anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care scores. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 73.023254 percent of its residents, which is slightly less than we expected. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In addition, this facility also was given favorable short-term care scores this year. Indeed, we awarded them one of our better scores in that category, with a score of B+. Short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 5.7 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

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+. The nursing grade includes numerous subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B

Turning to the final category we assessed, this facility earned a decent grade in inspections as well. In fact, we gave it a grade of B for that category. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 8 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an indicator of nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a fall leading to severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.42% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with worst hygiene practices. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 19.05% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for many medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic gauges the percent of long-term patients that are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.93% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 91.44% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient care.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 15.15% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the decline of a patient's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 17.66% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.44 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 17.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 10.93 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Cedarwood Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center, 71.35% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Landmark Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.96 miles away115 Cass Avenue Woonsocket Rhode Island 02895Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 769-4100
  • Milford Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.02 miles away14 Prospect Street Milford Massachusetts 01757Voluntary non-profit - Other(508) 473-1190
  • Sturdy Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.22 miles away211 Park Street Attleboro Massachusetts 02703Voluntary non-profit - Other(508) 222-5200
  • Norwood HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.91 miles away800 Washington Street Norwood Massachusetts 02062Proprietary(781) 769-4000
  • Westwood Pembroke Health SystemsPsychiatric 12.01 miles away45 Clapboardtree Street Westwood Massachusetts 02090Proprietary(617) 762-7764
  • Metrowest Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.13 miles away115 Lincoln Street Framingham Massachusetts 01701Voluntary non-profit - Private(508) 383-1000
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - NeedhamAcute Care Hospitals 15.6 miles away148 Chestnut Street Needham Heights Massachusetts 02494Voluntary non-profit - Private(781) 453-3002
  • Good Samaritan Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.17 miles away235 North Pearl Street Brockton Massachusetts 02301Proprietary(508) 427-3000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Us Renal Care Foxborough Dialysis5.21 miles away10 Lincoln Rd Suite 101 Foxboro Massachusetts 02035Dialysis Stations: 9 (774) 215-5696
  • Dialysis Center of Woonsocket6.45 miles away2100 Diamond Hill Road Woonsocket Rhode Island 02895CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 23 (401) 765-4995
  • Fmc Dialysis Services of Blackstone Valley7.43 miles away42 Cape Road Milford Massachusetts 01757CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 19 (508) 634-4331
  • Attleboro Dialysis Center10.84 miles away111 Pleasant St Attleboro Massachusetts 02703Dialysis Stations: 13 (508) 226-0218
  • Bio-Medical Applications of Rhode Island11.29 miles away622 George Washington Highway Lincoln Rhode Island 02865Dialysis Stations: 17 (401) 333-4727
  • Dialysis Center of Attleboro LLC11.47 miles away217 South Main Street Store 7 Attleboro Massachusetts 02703Dialysis Stations: 18 (508) 236-6041
  • Westwood Dialysis Center (Bma Westwood)13.75 miles away90 Glacier Drive Westwood Massachusetts 02090CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (781) 326-9985
  • Dialysis Center of Pawtucket14.29 miles away201 Armistice Boulevard Pawtucket Rhode Island 02860CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (401) 722-3313