THE FRIENDLY HOME INC

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at The Friendly Home Inc. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

THE FRIENDLY HOME INC
303 RHODES AVENUE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895
(401) 769-7220

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Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

99%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 125
  • Certified Beds: 126

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by The Friendly Home Inc. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-163.5%
Total Percent:3.5%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-53.8%
Total Percent:3.8%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1618.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-1032.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-525.5%
Total Percent:75.9%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-1010.2%
Total Percent:10.2%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 6-102.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.9%
Total Percent:5.9%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
0.3%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Rating Details For The Friendly Home Inc

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours37 Minutes1 Hour
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours22 Minutes37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 6 Minutes2 Hours and 16 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours59 Minutes1 Hour and 38 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 5 Minutes3 Hours and 54 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Rhode Island are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityRhode Island Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious13%12%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection9%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained3%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder41%48%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse6%10%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased13%13%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%85%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores9%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain34%17%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Rhode Island Department of Health - Retrieved 2011