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Law Den Nursing Home

Updated Jul 1, 2019 by Nick Reese

1640 Webb Ave,
Detroit MI 48206

(313) 867-1719

23.5% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Law Den Nursing Home has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Law Den Nursing Home is an average-sized facility located in Detroit, Michigan. With an overall grade of B-, this is likely a middle of the road facility. You can definitely do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this facility's profile was is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

While this nursing home's overall grade was not bad, it really fared well in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection ratings are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility also was awarded a strong score in our short-term care category. We awarded this nursing home a better than average grade of B+ in this category. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To provide quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must provide better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

This nursing home also received a strong nursing grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B in that category, which is one of our better scores. Nursing grades are based in large part on quantity of nursing care available. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: F

Switching gears to the final category, this nursing home didn't fare well. Due to a rock bottom grade of F in long-term care, this is this nursing home's worst area. Long-term care ratings in this range generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. We were concerned by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 78.81356 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Finally, we looked at the facility's number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this nursing home had 2.24 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, this figure is also a cause for concern.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Law Den Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Law Den Nursing Home, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-plus

In Law Den Nursing Home, 2.87% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a fall which caused severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Law Den Nursing Home, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Law Den Nursing Home, 13.06% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Law Den Nursing Home, 18.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Law Den Nursing Home, 3.45% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Law Den Nursing Home, 91.71% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: F

In Law Den Nursing Home, 12.37% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Law Den Nursing Home, 19.59% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility.


Grade: C

In Law Den Nursing Home, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Law Den Nursing Home, 19.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Law Den Nursing Home, 10.82 Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Scores for Detroit, 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 C
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B

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