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Friends Extended Care Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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150 East Herman Street,
Yellow Springs OH 45387

(937) 767-7363

74.39% estimated occupancy 1

Friends Extended Care Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. With an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is one of the highest-graded nursing homes we looked at. This is just about as good of a facility as you'll find. One of the major highlights of this facility's stellar profile is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To pair with its favorable overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for inspections. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its high-end achievements in other areas, we awarded this facility a score of A for its long-term care score. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.63 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Turning the page to our next category, we awarded this facility a score of A for its short-term care grade. This is a very impressive rating. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This score is more often than not a solid measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. We were not able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This proved to be a real strength for this nursing home. This place outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in the country with 63.3 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

In the last category, this facility also was given an impressive nursing grade, with an A. This completed a very favorable report card. There are quite a few factors included in this category. Many of these subcategories reflect levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning a resident more frequently.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Friends Extended Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Friends Extended Care Center, 7.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Friends Extended Care Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care patients that have sustained falls which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Friends Extended Care Center, 1.75% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Friends Extended Care Center, 12.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Friends Extended Care Center, 22.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Friends Extended Care Center, 19.84% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Friends Extended Care Center, 90.11% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Friends Extended Care Center, 15.05% Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Friends Extended Care Center, 18.59% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Friends Extended Care Center, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Friends Extended Care Center, 18.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Friends Extended Care Center, 11.79 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Friends Extended Care Center, 74.53% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

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