The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility is a nursing home located in Frankfort, Michigan, a city with a population of 3,350 people. This facility appears to be among the higher-rated nursing homes we assessed. A score in this range requires very strong scores across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. The best part of this nursing home's impressive report card is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section
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The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
210 Maple St,
Frankfort MI 49635
89.48% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Frankfort, Michigan Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Frankfort, Michigan Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Frankfort, Michigan Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this facility also excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A. Our short-term care grades are arguably more critical for residents needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires additional skilled nursing. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.9 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. There are quite a few datapoints within this grade. Many of the factors are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 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 place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of turning a resident more frequently.
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Racking up another strong category grade, this facility also excelled in inspections, where it received an A-. Few facilities performed better in this area. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This place was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to patient health or safety. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated was long-term care, where this facility was given a grade of C. This is this nursing home's least impressive area. This is still not a bad grade. Long-term care scores are vital for prospective residents seeking non-healthcare services such as personal care. One of the data points we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccines. Fortunately, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 94.308945 percent of its patients. This nursing home keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 2.23% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 13.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 3.38% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. High rates of depression could reveal a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 91.02% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 12.09% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 13.78% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 13.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 11.28 Percentage of Patients
Measures 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
In The Maples, Benzie County Medical Care Facility, 77.57% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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