Clark Retirement Community is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, which is one of the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the nation. We gave this facility a phenomenal overall grade of A-. Indeed, this turned out to be one of the top ten nursing homes in the city. Grand Rapids offers a variety of nursing homes, but we doubt you will need to check out too many others. This one looks like a first class option. As you can find below, this place also performed just fine in our category scores. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Clark Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is primarily associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home also was awarded favorable long-term care grades this year. Indeed, we awarded it one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a score of B+. If you are seeking anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care grades. After we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 92.753624 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we graded is short-term care. This nursing home received a better than average nursing rating this year, with a grade of B. Even though this isn't quite as dominant as many of its other category grades, this is still one of the more impressive scores for that area. In the area of short-term care, we strive to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we considered in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clark Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clark Retirement Community, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clark Retirement Community, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clark Retirement Community, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clark Retirement Community, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clark Retirement Community, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clark Retirement Community, 3.47% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clark Retirement Community, 91.4% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clark Retirement Community, 12.4% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clark Retirement Community, 19.67% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Some would argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' well-being.
In Clark Retirement Community, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clark Retirement Community, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Scores for Grand Rapids, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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