Located in Jackson, Michigan, Jackson County Medical Care Facility is one of six available facilities in this area. This facility received an A- overall, which is a very strong rating. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the country. As you can see below, this nursing home also performed just fine in our category grades. It is hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Jackson County Medical Care Facility
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
524 Lansing Ave,
Jackson MI 49201
77.78% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall score, this facility received a strong nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that area. The nursing grade includes many datapoints. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility 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 prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving a resident more often.
Short-term Care Quality
We also want to point out the fact that this facility was given a dominant grade of A- in our short-term care area. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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In addition, this nursing home also received excellent government inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our best grades in that category, with an A-. Inspection scores are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final area, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we gave it a B+ in this area. This finalized a very impressive profile. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 98.87097 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is too frequently a deadly illness for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Jackson County Medical Care Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 8.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 3.44% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 91.43% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 12.1% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 17.7% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is vital to residents' health.
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 17.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 10.81 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Jackson County Medical Care Facility, 77.3% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with better rehabilitation services.
Scores for Jackson, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- 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-minus
Looking for more options? Jackson, Michigan has 5 other nursing homes
- Henry Ford Allegiance HealthAcute Care Hospitals 1.03 miles away205 N East Ave Jackson Michigan 49201Voluntary non-profit - Other(517) 788-4800
- Jackson Dialysis of Davita0.28 miles away234 W Louis Glick Hwy Ste 200 Jackson Michigan 49201CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (517) 841-1712
- Fresenius Medical Care - Jackson Oaks1.45 miles away128 N Elm Ave Jackson Michigan 49202CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (517) 787-1893
- Oaklawn Dialysis Center of Albion, LLC17.35 miles away350 B Dr N Albion Michigan 49224Dialysis Stations: 16 (517) 654-1010
- Davita - Chelsea19.82 miles away1620 Commerce Park Dr Suite 200 Chelsea Michigan 48118Dialysis Stations: 8 (734) 475-9710