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St Francis Home

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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915 N River Rd,
Saginaw MI 48609

79.68% estimated occupancy 1

With an address in Saginaw, Michigan, St Francis Home is one of eight nursing homes in the area. This facility received an A- overall, which is very good grade. We really can not say enough great things about this nursing home. As you will see below, this place also performed just fine in our category ratings. It's hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Amputee Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

In addition to performing well in its overall score, this nursing home received a strong nursing rating. In fact, we gave it an A in that area. The nursing rating is based on many components, however, the paramount consideration is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home also received a very impressive short-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being this nursing home's second best category score. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Our short-term care grades are based on a facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility is also above average in the area of long-term care, where it was awarded a score of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this area. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 99.557526 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths for the senior population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B

Turning to the final category we assessed, this facility earned a good grade in inspections as well. We gave it a B for that category. Our inspection scores are based on several data points located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 10 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

St Francis Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In St Francis Home, 8.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-plus

In St Francis Home, 0.44% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term patients who have suffered a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In St Francis Home, 1.85% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In St Francis Home, 4.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In St Francis Home, 9.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In St Francis Home, 2.97% of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In St Francis Home, 99.42% of Patients

This is the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In St Francis Home, 14.58% of Patients

This is the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In St Francis Home, 20.55% of Residents

This is the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: D

In St Francis Home, 0.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In St Francis Home, 20.55% of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In St Francis Home, 11.76% of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In St Francis Home, 91.85% of Resident

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements.

Scores for Saginaw, MI

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B

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