Christian Care Nursing Center is located in Muskegon, Michigan. This facility received a bottom of the barrel overall grade based on the data we assessed. If you are not happy with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may find your options to be limited in Muskegon. The city has just three other nursing homes. We would not blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another nursing home. However, if you want to learn more about this nursing home's category grades, we will discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
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Christian Care Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
Note: Christian Care Nursing Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- 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 Muskegon, Michigan Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Muskegon, Michigan Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
While this facility's overall grade was as bad as it gets, it actually didn't perform terribly in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a B- for that category, which is one of our better scores. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection grades. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively insignificant. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Lastly, this facility was flagged by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We prefer to avoid facilities with this designation. Please do your best to find an alternative nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
Included in this nursing home's host of poor scores was its F in the area of long-term care. For residents in need of a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this facility also keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Sadly, a few of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home wound up receiving a a very poor grade in our short-term care area. It received a lowly F in this category. Short-term care scores are based on a facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Based on its grade in this category, we weren't stunned to discover that this facility is well below average in terms of the number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the metrics we assessed. Frankly, this was what we expected to find. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The final area we graded was nursing, in which this facility was given a bottom of the barrel score in this area also. It received an abysmal F in this area, which is definitely a major concern. We scrutinized the levels of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in calculating our rating in this area. This facility provided just 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these data points to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Christian Care Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 2.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 1.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents which had falls which resulted in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 4.44% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 13.19% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 3.37% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 2.25% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 100% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 17.07% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 26.58% of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 0.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Christian Care Nursing Center, 26.58% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Muskegon, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of F
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of F
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of D
Looking for more options? Muskegon, Michigan has 3 other nursing homes
- Mercy Health MuskegonAcute Care Hospitals 2.92 miles away1700 Clinton Street Muskegon Michigan 49442Voluntary non-profit - Private(231) 726-3511
- North Ottawa Community Health SystemAcute Care Hospitals 11.5 miles away1309 Sheldon Rd Grand Haven Michigan 49417Government - Hospital District or Authority(616) 842-3600
- Davita - Apple Ave Dialysis1.37 miles away2480 E Apple Ave Unit E Muskegon Michigan 49442CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (231) 773-0597
- Davita - Muskegon2.83 miles away1250 Mercy Dr Ste 201 Muskegon Michigan 49444CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 29 (231) 737-0075
- Fmc West Norton - Muskegon4.56 miles away1080 W Norton Ave Muskegon Michigan 49441Dialysis Stations: 16 (231) 780-5468
- Davita - Norton Shores Dialysis4.63 miles away955 Seminole Rd Muskegon Michigan 49441Dialysis Stations: 12 (231) 780-0246
- Davita - Grand Haven11.87 miles away16964 Robbins Rd Grand Haven Michigan 49417Dialysis Stations: 12 (616) 847-2825