Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is a nursing home in Franklin, Minnesota, a city with a total of 856 people. With an overall score of D, this is a subpar facility. This facility has very little working in its favor. We would not blame you if you are ready to stop reading and find another facility. However, if you want to learn more about this nursing home's category grades, we will discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
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Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
Note: Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
Although this place's overall grade was not a highlight, it received a somewhat respectable score in the category of inspections. We awarded it a B- for this category, which is not bad. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility received 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies an immediate threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that area, we awarded this facility an B-. We weighed the levels of nurses working for the facility, as well as the quantity of time the nurses spent with residents, in calculating our rating in this area. This facility averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day, which is well below average. Lastly, nursing scores also consider quality-based measures, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this facility performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is generally a reliable indicator that a nursing home has quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a facility provides enough nurses to assist its patients.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facilities next best area is short-term care. We awarded it a B- in this category. This is essentially a middle of the pack grade in this area. Short-term care grades are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. In this place's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than the average facility. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their patients are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was long-term care. This nursing home received a C in the category. Long-term care grades are generally used to judge a nursing home's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services provided by a skilled nursing facility. One of the criteria we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccines. Frankly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to only 81.66667 percent of its patients. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 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 Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 6.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 0.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients which experienced a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 4.27% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 37.76% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 14.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 7.76% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 87.5% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 16.67% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 19% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Franklin Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 19% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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