Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens is an average-sized nursing home in Escanaba, Michigan. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a phenomenal rating. This proved to be the highest rated nursing home in the city. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive.
Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2900 Third Avenue South,
Escanaba MI 49829
60% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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
We also want to emphasize the fact that this nursing home excelled in our nursing rating. We gave them an A+ in this category. Nursing grades are heavily correlated with nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a strong short-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being this nursing home's second most impressive category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a score of A. Short-term care ratings are important for prospective residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Building on its strong resume, this nursing home also was awarded a strong long-term care score, with a score of A. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After we finished assessing the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 99.49749 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is too frequently a deadly health condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't take any chances. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Turning to the final category we assessed, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a B+. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. This place received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies an imminent risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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, 8.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to poor nursing care. However, this datapoint could be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term residents which were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 3.44% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 91.43% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 12.1% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 17.7% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 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 Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 10.81 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens, 77.3% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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