Coventry House Inn is a senior living facility in Saint Joseph, Michigan. This city has 23,804 people. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is very favorable score. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. This facility also received strong scores in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Coventry House Inn
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
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Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Saint Joseph, Michigan Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Saint Joseph, Michigan Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Saint Joseph, Michigan Awards 2021
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this facility also excelled at short-term care, where it earned an A. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. In calculating our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is typically a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes 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. Finally, we considered the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.5 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 score is mostly based on a nursing home's level of 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 facility 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 many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
In the last category we looked at, this nursing home received a very strong grade of B+ in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility wrapped up a very strong report card. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the data points we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the elderly population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Coventry House Inn Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Coventry House Inn, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Coventry House Inn, 6.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percentage of long-term care patients that experienced a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Coventry House Inn, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Coventry House Inn, 22.5% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents which were given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Coventry House Inn, 2.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Coventry House Inn, 7.32% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients demonstrating signs of depression. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Coventry House Inn, 100% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Coventry House Inn, 19.51% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Coventry House Inn, 6.39% of Residents
This is the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Coventry House Inn, 6.39% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Coventry House Inn, 6.46% of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Coventry House Inn, 90.56% of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
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