Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci is located in Hillsdale, Michigan. This city has 15,248 people. This is a quality nursing home. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable rating. You could definitely do much worse than this facility. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.5 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Adding to its impressive profile, this facility also performed at a high level in the area of inspections. In fact, it earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with an B+. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A few relatively minor dings are not necessarily the end of the world.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was given a grade of B. It outpaced most nursing homes in this area. In calculating these short-term care ratings, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to devise a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients that ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 4.4 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was long-term care. We awarded this facility an acceptable score in this category, with a B-. Even though this is not as favorable as several of this nursing home's other grades, it is nevertheless not a major area of concern. Long-term care grades assess a nursing home's personal care rather than the skilled therapy and healthcare services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.802376 percent of its patients, which is higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who sustained a fall which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which sustained a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic could be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 3.47% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 91.4% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 12.4% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 19.67% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 10.71 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci, 76.5% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements.