Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens is an average-sized non-profit nursing home in Escanaba, Michigan. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is one of our better ratings. This grade is higher than the city grade of B+ in Escanaba, which is also an impressive grade. If you look further down this page, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are also impressive.
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Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Escanaba, Michigan Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Escanaba, Michigan Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Escanaba, Michigan Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a great overall grade, this nursing home also received an excellent nursing grade, with an A-. Nursing scores are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this facility an A- for our inspections rating. Inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this category tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to note the fact that this nursing home was awarded a dominant grade of A- in our long-term care area. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.43503 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we assessed, this facility received a very strong grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home rounded out a very favorable report card. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 4.9 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 4.55% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 1.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who have experienced a fall which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 7.39% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 18.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 3.47% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 99.72% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 11.04% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 21.66% of Residents
This is the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 0.87 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 21.66% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 80.99% of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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