Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Rocky Mount, Virginia. This is a fine nursing home. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable score. Based on our ratings, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
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Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
720 Orchard Avenue,
Rocky Mount VA 24151
96.16% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Virginia Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Rocky Mount, Virginia Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall grade, this facility performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the nursing home's recent inspection reports. We awarded it a grade of A+ for this category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given a strong short-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our better grades in that category with a grade of B+. In computing our short-term care grades, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is generally a useful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of patients that returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home also received favorable long-term care scores this year. Indeed, we gave it one of our higher scores in that category, with a grade of B. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 88.49316 percent of its residents. This is a bit lower than we expected. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, at least this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Switching gears to the last area, we gave this nursing home a grade of D for our nursing category. This was the facility's weakest category score. Sadly, this grade pulled down the nursing home's overall profile to a certain degree. When calculating a facility's nursing score, we look at the amount of time nurses spend with residents as well as the level of skill of those nurses. This facility averaged a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing scores. This facility performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 8.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.25% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 15.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 19.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 5.07% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could reveal a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 88.92% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 17.15% 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 moving around and using the bathroom. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.14% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who remained mobile levels.
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.38 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.14 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 12.25 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Franklin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 74.96% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
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