Fenton Healthcare is the sole option located in Fenton, Michigan. It looks like this is a fine nursing home. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable rating. This facility definitely has plenty of good features. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category scores, which are also quite good.
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- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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On top of receiving a strong overall score, this facility performed even better in the area of inspections which is associated with the facility's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that area, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. This nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. When calculating a facility's nursing grade, we weigh the amount of time nurses are seeing residents as well as the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms 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
The next category we assessed is long-term care. This nursing home was awarded a very positive long-term care grade, with a grade of B+ in the category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this facility 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.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we scored is short-term care, where this facility received a B. This nursing home proved to be strong in all areas we analyzed. In determining our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This score is often a useful measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we looked at 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.
Fenton Healthcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fenton Healthcare, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fenton Healthcare, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fenton Healthcare, 2.23% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term care residents who sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic could be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fenton Healthcare, 13.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for many conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fenton Healthcare, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients which were given antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fenton Healthcare, 3.38% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents showing symptoms of depression. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fenton Healthcare, 91.02% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fenton Healthcare, 12.09% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fenton Healthcare, 13.78% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Fenton Healthcare, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fenton Healthcare, 13.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fenton Healthcare, 11.28 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fenton Healthcare, 77.57% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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