Christian Park Village is one of just two available nursing homes located in Escanaba, Michigan. This facility received an A- overall, which is very good score. You flat out can't do any better than this place. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category grades, which are also quite good.
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Christian Park Village
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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We also wanted to point out that this facility has received near flawless inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. Nursing grades are primarily tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Michigan in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning a resident more frequently.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next category, this facility also received a score of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. Our short-term care ratings are probably most meaningful for residents requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we scored was long-term care. This facility received a favorable nursing rating in our assessment, with a B. While this is not as strong as many of its other grades, this is still one of our more impressive scores in that area. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Christian Park Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Christian Park Village, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Christian Park Village, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained a fall which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Christian Park Village, 2.23% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Christian Park Village, 13.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Christian Park Village, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Christian Park Village, 3.38% of Patients
This is the percent of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Christian Park Village, 91.02% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Christian Park Village, 12.09% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Christian Park Village, 13.78% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Christian Park Village, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Christian Park Village, 13.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Christian Park Village, 11.28 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Christian Park Village, 77.57% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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