Grand Traverse Pavilions is a very-large government-owned facility in Traverse City, Michigan. We gave it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the road score. Based on our assessment, this place ought to meet the needs of many people. The best part of this facility's report card is is its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
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Grand Traverse Pavilions
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- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home really excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received an A-. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. If it was not for this category, this facility's overall score would have been much lower. In determining our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is often a useful assessment of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B+. The nursing grade considers many subcategories. The most heavily weighted one is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of turning a resident more often.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we graded is long-term care, where this facility was given a C in this category. For prospective residents in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are very important. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. We were optimistic to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 98.57434 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This place also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Moving on the final category of inspections, we gave this facility a grade of just D for our inspection category. This proved to be its worst category grade, particularly in light of some of the more impressive scores discussed above. Nevertheless, since the inspection data is compiled by a government inspector, we weight it heavily in our assessment. Inspection ratings factor in many items on the nursing home's inspection reports. If you see severe deficiencies on the reports, this is generally the worst sign. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to resident safety. This facility was assessed 9 deficiencies by CMS. The only favorable thing we found is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that suggest they created a risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility also received 8 substantiated complaints in recent years. This is yet another bad sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grand Traverse Pavilions Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 12.39% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 5.3% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 9.63% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 19.29% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 15.37% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term residents which were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 7.58% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 99.29% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 20.66% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 22.93% of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels.
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 22.93% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 14.51% of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grand Traverse Pavilions, 63.19% of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements.
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