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Ambassador, a Villa Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: C
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Ambassador, a Villa Center's website

8045 E Jefferson Ave,
Detroit MI 48214

(313) 821-3525

89.94% estimated occupancy 1

Ambassador, a Villa Center is a facility located in Detroit, Michigan which has a population of 673,342 people. With an overall score of C, this appears to be a middle of the pack nursing home. At the end of the day, this nursing home would be a solid choice for most people. The best part of this place's profile is is its nursing score. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Individual
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Meal Delivery
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Pain Management
  • Bariatric Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home received a nursing score which is stronger than its overall grade. We awarded this nursing home an above average grade of B+ in this area. We looked at the licensure of nurses at the facility, as well as the quantity of time those nurses were with residents, in determining our score in this category. This nursing home provides 0 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

This facilities next best area is short-term care. We awarded it a B- in this category. This is essentially a middle of the road score in this area. Our short-term care ratings are meaningful for residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, this place was below average in terms of its number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the metrics we assessed. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 4.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

We also awarded this nursing home a grade of B- for our inspections rating. This is a very respectable nursing score. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. A couple of minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: F

The next category we analyzed was long-term care. It received a lowly F for this area, which is a poor grade. This is clearly a significant concern. Long-term care grades in this range generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were somewhat surprised to discover that this facility vaccinated a relatively low 86.2069 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than many nursing homes. This is its best score in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Ambassador, a Villa Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that have had a fall which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 3.47% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 91.4% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 12.4% Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 19.67% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

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

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 10.71 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In Ambassador, a Villa Center, 76.5% Percentage of Resident

This metric measures the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Scores for Detroit, MI

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

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • New Center Dialysis of Davita4.49 miles away7700 2nd Ave Ste 130 Detroit Michigan 48202CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (313) 870-9473
  • Greenfield Hs - Detroit West Pavilion4.7 miles away2799 W Grand Blvd Detroit Michigan 48202CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 46 (313) 916-7062
  • Davita - Cadieux5.36 miles away6150 Cadieux Rd Detroit Michigan 48224Dialysis Stations: 26 (313) 640-9295