Located in Denver, Colorado, The Community at Franklin Park is on a list of 26 facilities in the city. Featuring an overall rating of C, this appears to be a middle of the pack nursing home. You could certainly do worse than this facility. This facility didn't excel in all of our categories, but it did not receive any terrible grades either. More information about its category grades can be found below.
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The Community at Franklin Park
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
It should also be noted that this nursing home' short-term care score outperformed its overall score. In fact, we gave it a B+ for short-term care. Our short-term care grades are believed to be more critical for those requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. We were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
This nursing home also excelled in nursing, where it received a grade of B. Few facilities performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is largely tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving a resident at least once a day.
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We also awarded this nursing home a grade of B- for our inspections rating. This is a very respectable nursing score. Our inspection grades are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important item to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to the well being of residents. Unfortunately, it does not appear that we were able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. We wish we had more data for this facility. Without the information regarding deficiencies, it is difficult to fully grade it in this category.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is long-term care, which proved to be this nursing home's least impressive category. We gave this facility a grade of D in that category. Facilities that don't fare well in long-term care typically aren't as well-staffed and are lagging in a few of the areas of routine personal care we looked at. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 93.42105 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is a bit below what we expected but still a decent figure. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. This is its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Community at Franklin Park Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Community at Franklin Park, 5.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Community at Franklin Park, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which suffered falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Community at Franklin Park, 2.04% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Community at Franklin Park, 17.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Community at Franklin Park, 12.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Community at Franklin Park, 3.91% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Community at Franklin Park, 84.62% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Community at Franklin Park, 15.34% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Community at Franklin Park, 16.01% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility.
In The Community at Franklin Park, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Community at Franklin Park, 16.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Community at Franklin Park, 76.2% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Denver, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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