With an address in Frederic, Wisconsin, Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community is the only option we identified in this area. Featuring an overall score of B+, this is a very good nursing home. You can definitely do much worse than this place. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's profile is its strong short-term care score, which is addressed in the next section.
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Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first-rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled at short-term care, where it received an elite grade of A+. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we size up the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is considered to be a fair assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we considered in this category is the number of residents that returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
This facility also performed well in inspections, which is based on its recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A for that area, which is one of our top grades. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Our nursing score assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next area, this facility received a respectable long-term care grade. While this wasn't quite as good as several of its other grades, this is really not the end of the world. If you are seeking services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's 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 against pneumonia. Frankly, we were a bit alarmed this nursing home administered the vaccine to only 85.71429 percent of its residents. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients that have sustained falls resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 5.98% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 92.12% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 14.13 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Frederic Nursing and Rehab Community, 76.01% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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