Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center is an average-sized facility in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. This proved to be a decent facility, with an overall grade of B-. You can definitely do worse than this facility. The best part of this facility's report card was its exemplary inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this ended up being a decent nursing home is that it earned an elite inspection score. Its inspection score was far superior to its overall score. In the inspections category, we gave this facility an A. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection ratings. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively insignificant. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate deficiency data for this nursing home. We would like to have more data for this nursing home. Without having access to all of the information regarding deficiencies, it was a challenge to fully assess this facility in this category.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's second best category ended up being its short-term care grade, where it received a grade of B-. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is considered to be a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 4.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next most favorable category turned out to be its long-term care score, where it received a grade of C. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.59514 percent of its residents. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Our next category is nursing, in which we gave this facility a grade of C in this area. Our nursing rating looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day, which is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility actually fared better in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. In fact, it scored well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay residents who experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic could be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 6.45% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 92.81% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Some argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab Center, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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