Lapeer County Medical Care Fac is a senior living facility located in Lapeer, Michigan, which has a total of 30,749 people. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is one of the most impressive grades that we offer. A score in this range requires superb scores across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the nation. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category grades, which are also strong.
Lapeer County Medical Care Fac
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1455 Suncrest Dr,
Lapeer MI 48446
63.16% 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
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of A. Our short-term care grade is generally used to assess a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to provide highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to have better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this area is the number of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections rating. Nursing grades are mostly associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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This facility also performed well in our inspection category, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. We awarded it an impressive grade of B+ for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed is long-term care, in which this facility was awarded a grade of B. Believe it or not, this was this facility's weakest area. A facility could be doing a lot worse when their lowest grade still is better than most other facilities. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is usually a good sign for patient care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the data points we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 99.64158 percent of its patients. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the senior population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lapeer County Medical Care Fac Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 8.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents that have suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 3.44% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting signs of depression. Many believe this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 91.43% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 12.1% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 17.7% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 17.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 10.81 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lapeer County Medical Care Fac, 77.3% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Lapeer, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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