Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek is a small non-profit nursing home in Battle Creek, Michigan. Featuring an overall score of F, we consider this to be a lower end nursing home. If you are not satisfied with this facility's rather poor overall grade, you will be pleased to know there are four other nursing homes in Battle Creek. More information on this facility's category grades is available below. Its best category was inspections, which is addressed in the next section.
Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
200 E Roosevelt,
Battle Creek MI 49017
91.38% estimated occupancy 1
Please note our records indicate that Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek 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.
Note: Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
Registered Staff Hours
Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a B- for our inspections rating. In fact, the facility received very impressive inspection report this year. We would argue that one of the most important factors in assessing an inspection report is deficiencies. In this regard, we especially look at the severity of the deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. We are also concerned by the fact that this facility was flagged by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We prefer to avoid facilities with this designation. Please do your best to find an alternative nursing home.
Short-term Care Quality
Incredibly, we awarded this nursing home a B- for our short-term care score, which is not too bad of a score. With our short-term care grade, we strive to create a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Unfortunately, this facility was below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the measures we assessed. The critical question is whether this also impacted quality of care. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who returned home from this nursing home and discovered this was this facility's strongest datapoint within this category. It fared well in this metric with 70 percent of its patients returning home. Most facilities are below 50 percent in this statistic.
Does this page answer your questions about Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek?
Unfortunately, this facility only received a grade of D for its nursing grade, which was actually one of its better category grades. Our nursing grade is mostly based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided just 2.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. In addition to receiving below average scores for total nursing hours, this nursing home was a bit less impressive in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at in computing our nursing scores. We looked at the percentage of residents suffering pressure ulcers and found this place was at roughly 1.5 times the national average in this metric.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we scored is long-term care, in which this nursing home was given a rock bottom grade here as well. Unfortunately, we gave it a lowly F in this area, which is definitely a major concern. For residents seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are very important. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 97.93104 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is higher than the average nursing home. To our surprise, this facility also wasn't as bad as we expected at keeping its residents out of the hospital. While it had 1.95 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic wasn't bad due to it having more complex patients.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 2.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents that experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 13.06% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 18.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 3.45% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression. High levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 91.71% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 12.37% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 19.59% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 19.59 Percentage 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 Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 10.82 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heartland Health Care Center-Battle Creek, 76.52% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Battle Creek, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of D
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of C
Looking for more options? Battle Creek, Michigan has 4 other nursing homes
- Bronson Battle Creek HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.6 miles away300 North Avenue Battle Creek Michigan 49017Proprietary(269) 966-8000
- Oaklawn HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.2 miles away200 N Madison Marshall Michigan 49068Voluntary non-profit - Other(269) 781-4271
- Ascension Borgess HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.55 miles away1521 Gull Road Kalamazoo Michigan 49048Voluntary non-profit - Other(269) 226-7000
- Davita Battle Creek Dialysis0.11 miles away220 Goodale Ave E Ste B Battle Creek Michigan 49037Dialysis Stations: 20 (269) 968-8401
- Fmc - Battle Creek North0.12 miles away233 Roosevelt Ave E Battle Creek Michigan 49037CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (269) 968-8860
- Fmc - Battle Creek South5.65 miles away2845 Capital Ave Sw Ste 104 Battle Creek Michigan 49015Dialysis Stations: 17 (269) 979-8865
- Oaklawn Dialysis Center12.32 miles away310 E Michigan Ave Marshall Michigan 49068Dialysis Stations: 8 (269) 789-7023
- Fmc - Gull Road17.94 miles away5010 Gull Rd Suite 6 Kalamazoo Michigan 49048Dialysis Stations: 12 (269) 382-3012
- Fmc - Kalamazoo East19.92 miles away2901 E Kilgore Rd Kalamazoo Michigan 49001CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (269) 345-1660