Grandvue Medical Care Facility is an average-sized government-owned facility in East Jordan, Michigan. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is one of the highest ratings we offer. A grade in this range requires superb scores across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the nation. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category ratings, which are also strong. It's hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
Grandvue Medical Care Facility
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Top Nursing Home in Michigan Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this nursing home excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A. Our inspection grades are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. When computing a facility's nursing grade, we consider the amount of time nurses are caring for residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our more favorable scores in our long-term care category as well, with a B. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 99.68553 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is short-term care. We awarded this nursing home one of our more favorable scores in this area, with a grade of B. While this is not as high as many of this nursing home's other grades, it is nevertheless a perfectly acceptable grade. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to formulate a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 4.5 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grandvue Medical Care Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 8.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents which were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 3.44% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 91.43% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 12.1% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 17.7% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 17.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
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