Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center is one of four available facilities located in Prescott, Arizona. This is a quality facility with a grade of B+ overall. We were pleased to learn that many of the other nursing homes in Prescott received similar scores. At the end of the day, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its favorable overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for the area of inspections. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. You can not go wrong with a deficiency-free inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded strong marks in the category of short-term care as well. In fact, it received one of our most superb grades in that area with a score of A. In crafting these short-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.8 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. In calculating a facility's nursing grade, we weigh the quantity of hours nurses commit to residents and the level of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home averages 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 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 generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was long-term care, where this nursing home was given a grade of B-. Although this is its poorest category grade, this is nevertheless not the end of the world. In the area of long-term care, we focus on the amount of care offered by a nursing home, as opposed to more medically-intensive services. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. Frankly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this facility vaccinated 85.25641 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be several points less than what we expected. Nevertheless, this place excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, 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.
Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 9.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 2.25% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 1.58% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 11.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 16.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 2.87% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 81.19% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 12.86% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 23.01% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 23.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 10.95 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Granite Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center, 73.63% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Prescott, AZ
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Prescott, Arizona has 3 other nursing homes
- Yavapai Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.44 miles away1003 Willow Creek Road Prescott Arizona 86301Voluntary non-profit - Private(928) 445-2700