Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus is an average-sized non-profit facility located in Frankenmuth, Michigan. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the nation. You really can't do any better than this facility. This facility also received strong scores in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to faring well in its overall grade, this facility earned an excellent short-term care score. We gave it an A in that category. Our short-term care grades are probably most important for folks in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes not just nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are quite insignificant. This place received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Nursing ratings are largely associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed is long-term care. In this category, we gave this facility an impressive grade of B. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After we finished looking at the amount of nursing care, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 99.44444 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a life or death ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility does not take any chances. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 8.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients that suffered a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric may also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 3.44% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 91.43% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 12.1% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 17.7% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 17.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 10.81 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Wellspring - Frankenmuth Campus, 77.3% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
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