Friends Homes at Guilford is a small non-profit nursing home located in Greensboro, North Carolina. We gave this facility an impressive overall rating of A+. Indeed, it is actually ranked among the three highest graded nursing homes in Greensboro. You simply can't do any better than this facility. As you will see below, this facility performed equally well in our category scores. We gave it a straight A report card!
Friends Homes at Guilford
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
925 New Garden Road,
Greensboro NC 27410
95.74% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home earned near flawless inspections recently. We awarded them an A+ in this category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many impressive scores, this nursing home was given an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that category. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. One of the criteria we considered on top of this nursing home's impressive nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 97.2028 percent of its residents. Vaccines are a great way to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the elderly. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was dominant in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Very few nursing homes fared better in this area. Short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. This nursing home provides more services with physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is usually a favorable sign. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the majority of facilities in this area with 54.6 percent of its residents returning home.
In the final category we rated, this nursing home received a very strong grade of A in our nursing category. With this score, the nursing home rounded out a straight A report card. Nursing grades are mostly associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This place boasts a really impressive 5.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering impressive levels of nursing care, this facility also performed well in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In terms of the number of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home outpaced the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Friends Homes at Guilford Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 10.34% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 3.97% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 3.26% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 11.5% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 22.5% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 3.06% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 88.86% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 19.28% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 26.79% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 1.3 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
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 26.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 11.98 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Friends Homes at Guilford, 72.58% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Greensboro, NC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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