With an address in Kingsford, Michigan, Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community is the only option we found there. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of C. A grade in this range requires some decent scores. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of many people. One of the highlights of this facility's profile is its strong nursing rating, which you can find in the next section.
Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1805 Pyle Drive,
Kingsford MI 49802
78.66% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Part of the reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it earned a very favorable nursing rating. Its nursing rating is its best category. In this area, we gave this facility a B+. Our nursing grade assesses many subcategories, most of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 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.
This nursing home's second best category is inspections. In that area, we gave this facility a B. It actually outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Our inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Places that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to resident health or safety. A couple of minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a strong short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B in this area, which happens to be one of our better. Short-term care grades are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. 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 data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed was long-term care, which was this nursing home's least impressive category. We gave it a lowly F in this category, which is certainly a major disappointment. If you are looking for anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care ratings. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 94.84536 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this place also keeps its patients out of the hospital. It had just 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 8.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who have had a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 3.44% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 91.43% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 12.1% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 17.7% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels. Some believe that mobility is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 17.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 10.81 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community, 77.3% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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