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 strong rating. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the nation. While we were impressed with this facility overall, we did want to let you know that there was an ownership change in the last year. We will keep an eye on their inspections and quality scores to confirm they maintain their high marks in the future.
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Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
Please note our records indicate that Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing grade. In calculating our nursing grades, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This facility provided 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 terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
This nursing home also excelled in inspections. We awarded it an A- for that area. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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
In addition, this facility also received favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we gave them one of our better grades in that category, with a grade of B+. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we rated is long-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a solid grade of B-. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's worst category. Our long-term care grade focuses on a facility's assistance with daily living instead of the skilled therapy and healthcare services that are critical to a skilled nursing facility. After we finished looking at the amount of nursing care, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. We were optimistic to learn that this nursing home vaccinates 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. This facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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, 5.81% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of long-term stay patients that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 4.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 0.55% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from a UTI. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 28.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 29.79% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 0.55% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 100% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 26.24% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 25.38% of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 0.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 25.38% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 3.76% of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers, 72.01% of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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