Chelsea Retirement Community is a senior living facility in Chelsea, Michigan, which has 12,552 people. With an A- overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top quarter of all facilities in the nation. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong with this nursing home. The best part of this facility's strong report card is its short-term care score. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section
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Chelsea Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- 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 - Corporation
- 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
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of A. In determining our short-term care scores, we look at a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is generally a meaningful assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. We weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
This facility has received near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this area. Our inspection ratings are tied to items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. There are a variety of subcategories included in this area. Most of the criteria relate to 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 place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we scored is long-term care. This facility was awarded an above average long-term care score this year, with a grade of B-. Even though this wasn't as impressive as many of its other category grades, this is still a respectable rating for this category. In crafting our long-term care grades, we assess the facility's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than the average nursing home. This facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chelsea Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 5.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 2.2% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 1.11% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term care residents which have suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 7.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 14.37% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 1.18% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression could be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 99.48% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 13.84% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 8.59% of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 8.59% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 12.32% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chelsea Retirement Community, 86.41% of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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