Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans is the lone option we were able to find in Marquette, Michigan. We awarded this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten 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 equally impressive. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.
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Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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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 0.5 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.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many high-end scores, this facility received an excellent long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A in that area. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After considering the volume of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 99.17012 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a life or death condition for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a facility does not take any chances. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also excelled in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Few nursing homes received a better grade in this area. In computing these short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to formulate a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Adding to this facility's impressive profile, we gave this nursing home an impressive grade of A- for our inspections rating. With this score, the facility completes its straight A report card. Our inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category generally have few of these severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. 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, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often the result of poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 2.23% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents which experienced UTI's. UTI's could be a sign of lower quality nursing care. However, this metric could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 13.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 3.38% of Patients
This is the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 91.02% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 12.09% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 13.78% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dj Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 13.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
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