Located in Peabody, Kansas, Franklin Healthcare of Peabody is one of a mere two nursing homes in the city. Sporting an overall rating of D, this is a subpar nursing home. Based on our assessment, this nursing home likely isn't a great fit for most people. If you aren't deterred by this place's profile, you can continue reading to learn more about its category scores. We discuss nursing in the next section.
Franklin Healthcare of Peabody
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Although we were not high on this nursing home overall, we gave it a B+ in nursing. This score is much more impressive than the nursing home's overall score. Our nursing rating is primarily tied to the facility's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In addition, we also would like to note that this nursing home was awarded favorable short-term care marks this year. We awarded them one of our better grades in this area, with a grade of B. This turned out to be the nursing home's second strongest grade. Our short-term care grades are believed to be more important for individuals requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final metric we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Among this facility's alarming category grades was an F for its inspection grade. More often than not, this means we found some red flags on the facility's inspection reports. When a facility has this poor of an inspection grade, you should expect some severe deficiencies on its inspection report. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to patient safety. This particular nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report. The only favorable thing we found is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that indicate that they caused a risk to patient safety or health. Finally, we want to point out that this facility received large government fines recently totaling more than $100,000. This usually indicates that a poor performance spanned multiple years.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we rated was long-term care, in which this nursing home received a very poor score in this category also. Unfortunately, we gave it an F in this category, which is obviously very concerning. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is a bad sign for patient care and it may indicate that the nursing home is not as well-staffed with nurses and aids. After we finished assessing the amount of nursing care, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. Candidly, we were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated just 72.560974 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes. This is its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Franklin Healthcare of Peabody Quality Metrics
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic can also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 5.98% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 91.04% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to preserving the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Franklin Healthcare of Peabody, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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