Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers is located in Three Rivers, Michigan, a city with 18,380 people. This nursing home was given an overall grade of B, which is a quality rating. As far as we can see, this nursing home looks like a good fit for most people. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph
Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
55378 Wilbur Rd,
Three Rivers MI 49093
64.13% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our nursing grade. Our nursing grade includes several factors, but the main one is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home 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 typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
We also wanted to emphasize this facility's nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an B+ in this category. Our inspection ratings are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Places that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this facility, we gave them one of our higher scores in our short-term care category as well, with a B. Short-term care grades are commonly used to score a nursing home's rehabilitation services To offer good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's weakest area was long-term care, which is the final area we assessed. In this category, we gave this nursing home a grade of D. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care grades. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 96.55172 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 8.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents who developed pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. More supervision can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 3.44% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 91.43% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 12.1% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Some believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 17.7% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that maintained mobility. Some experts believe that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical health.
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 17.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 10.81 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 77.3% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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