Autumnwood of Deckerville is located in Deckerville, Michigan, a city with a total of 2,879 people. This facility was given an overall grade of B-, which is a good grade. Based on the data we reviewed, there are definitely far worse nursing homes out there. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home was consistent in each of the other areas we looked at. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Autumnwood of Deckerville
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
3387 Ella St,
Deckerville MI 48427
89.4% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its relatively modest overall score, we gave this nursing home an A- for our inspections rating. This is far better than the facility's overall score. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple relatively minor dings are not something to panic about.
This facility also excelled in the category of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. Nursing ratings are primarily tied to a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home 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 frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's third highest category ended up being short-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. Short-term care grades are often employed to assess a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must feature better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.3 percent of this facility's patients returned home. This figure was below the national average.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the next category, this nursing home received a C for long-term care, which is generally a decent rating. Long-term care grades are based in part on a facility's volume of nursing services. This means a vast scope of personal care services, ranging from help with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 95.652176 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than the vast majority of nursing homes. This nursing home was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Autumnwood of Deckerville Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 2.23% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 13.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 3.38% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 91.02% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 12.09% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 13.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels.
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 13.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 11.28 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Autumnwood of Deckerville, 77.57% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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