Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Gladwin, Michigan. We gave this facility an overall grade of B-. A score in this range requires some decent marks. At the end of the day, this place is a solid choice for quite a few people. One of the highlights of this nursing home's report card is its impressive short-term care rating, which you can find in the next section.
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Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Short-term Care Quality
We want to point out that this facility's short-term care rating outpaced its overall grade. This nursing home earned a grade of B+ in this area, which is a very solid grade. With our short-term care rating, we strive to craft a meaningful measure for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 4.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B. Nursing scores are mostly based on the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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We would also like to draw your attention to this nursing home's strong inspection grade. This nursing home earned a B in this category, which is one of our better grades. Our inspection ratings are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next category, this facility was given an acceptable long-term care score of C. Our long-term care grade assesses a facility's assistance with daily living instead of the skilled therapy or healthcare services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility administered the vaccine to 99.5935 percent of its patients, which is a very solid total. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 15.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percent of long-term care patients that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.66% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 5% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 7.88% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 25.23% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 0.87% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 99.4% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.81% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.81% of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.81% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.16% of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 78.79% of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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