Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans is one of just a few facilities in Marquette, Michigan. We awarded this facility an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the country. We simply can not say enough great things about this place. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category grades, which are also quite good. It is hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. We analyzed the licensure of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time those nurses spent with patients, in computing our rating in this area. This nursing home provides 0.6 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 generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
On the list of its many high-end scores, this facility received an excellent short-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A in that area. Our short-term care scores are vital for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its strong profile, this facility also received a strong long-term care grade, with a grade of A. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. One of the criteria we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. This is a great way to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the elderly population. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In the last category we looked at, we found that this facility received a solid inspection report this year as well. It earned a decent grade in our inspection category with a score of B. Inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS did not consider 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.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 3.47% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 91.4% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 12.4% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 19.67% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.
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