Chelsea Retirement Community is a senior living facility in Chelsea, Michigan, which has 12,552 people. After receiving an A overall grade, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 50 best facilities in Michigan. Based on all of the relevant data, you can not go wrong here. Scroll down to find this place's category ratings, which also impressed us. You really can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Chelsea Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ short-term care grade. Our short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing grade is primarily based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Another impressive feature of this facility is its inspection grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Our inspection ratings are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last area, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for its long-term care rating. This completed a very impressive report card. Facilities that do well in this category tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.45652 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chelsea Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who have sustained a fall which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents that were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents which were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are generally given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 3.47% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 91.4% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 12.4% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 19.67% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 10.71 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 76.5% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.
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