Great Lakes Rehab Center is a small nursing home located in Saginaw, Michigan. We awarded this nursing home a strong overall score of B+. After grading the other choices in Saginaw, this seems to be a better selection than most of them. Based on our ratings, this facility has quite a bit going for it. The best aspect of this facility's strong report card is its nursing grade. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph
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Great Lakes Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
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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 its nursing grade. Our nursing rating weighs many datapoints, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning residents even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home fared well in the category of short-term care. As a result, we gave it a grade of A- for that area, which turns out to be one of our best grades. In the area of short-term care, we seek to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it excelled in the area of inspections, with a B in that category. It outperformed most facilities in this area. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. This nursing home received 9 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to create an immediate risk to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies aren't necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded is long-term care. This facility was given a very good long-term care rating in our assessment, with a grade of B-. Although this wasn't nearly as elite as many of its other scores, this is nevertheless an acceptable grade for this area. With our long-term care grade, we analyze the amount of care provided by a facility, along with a few qualitative statistics. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. We were optimistic to discover that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. This facility also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Great Lakes Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 4.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who experienced falls resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 2.5% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents which experienced a UTI. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 5.65% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 17.09% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay patients which are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 2.65% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 98.53% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 9.65% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 10.55% of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 10.55% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 6.91% of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Great Lakes Rehab Center, 66.57% of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Saginaw, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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