W Frank Wells Nursing Home is a small non-profit nursing home located in Macclenny, Florida. This facility is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we looked at. Being awarded an A+ in our grading scheme requires first-rate scores across the board. We flat out can not say enough great things about this facility. Scroll down to find this facility's category ratings, which also impressed us. You just can't do much better than a straight A report card.

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 69 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

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Non profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also found that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Facilities that do well in this category tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of looking at the well above average quantity of care provided by aids and other staff at this facility, we also were impressed by the nursing home's record for vaccinations. By way of example, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.50746 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Finally, we looked at the facility's number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this facility had 2.19 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A+. There are several subcategories within this grade. Most of the criteria relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 5.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which was among the more impressive totals we found. Lastly, this nursing home also excelled in several quality-based metrics we looked at. With less than five percent of its residents experiencing pressure ulcers, this place performed as well as any nursing home Florida in this category. This is often a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls. Many pressure ulcers can be avoided by offering better nursing care and having a system of moving patients more often.

Facility Inspections

A+
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Historical

Continuing with its first-class performance, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection rating. This is based on its recent government inspection reports. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you CMS did not consider 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.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: BApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

The fourth category we rated is short-term care, where this facility received a grade of A. This rounded out an elite profile. Few nursing homes received an A- or better in each of our categories. Our short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who returned home from this nursing home. This place outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in the nation with 62.4 percent of its patients returning home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

W Frank Wells Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Provider
A+
0.81%
State
B
8%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who have had a fall which caused serious injury.

Provider
D
5.97%
State
B+
2.68%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents that suffered from urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.

Provider
D
5.24%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
B
13.2%
State
B+
12.84%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are typically given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
F
50.82%
State
B-
22.63%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of life.

Provider
C
4.79%
State
A-
1.2%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
B
98.21%
State
B+
93.33%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's health.

Provider
C
17.42%
State
B+
12.66%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
B
16.39%
State
B
16.16%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
C
2.05
State
B-
1.93
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
B
16.39
State
B
16.16
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
10.02
State
B+
8.28
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.

Provider
B
68.79%
State
B
71.26%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital 0.11 mi
159 N 3rd St Macclenny Florida 32063
(904) 259-3151
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc - Macclenny 0.31 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
244 North 3rd Street Macclenny Florida 32063
(904) 259-9660
Fmc - West Jacksonville 11.13 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
5607 Normandy Blvd Jacksonville Florida 32205
(904) 786-1385