Mary Free Bed Sub-Acute Rehabilitation
235 Wealthy St Se, 5th Floor, Grand Rapids MI 49503 · (616) 840-8931 · 81.87% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Mary Free Bed Sub-Acute Rehabilitation is in the large metropolitan area of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This turns out to be an A+ facility, which is the best rating that we offer. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the top 25 nursing homes in Michigan. Scroll down to find this facility's category scores, which also impressed us. You really can't do much better than a straight A profile.
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Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ short-term care grade. Short-term care grades are vital for individuals needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. This means a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Remarkably, this nursing home provides roughly 1.5 times as many hours of services from registered nurses and physical therapists than most facilities we assessed. This is certainly an excellent sign. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of facilities with 71.6 percent of its patients returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most facilities.
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Our nursing score is mostly based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provides an incredible 6.1 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing impressive levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any facility in Michigan in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these metrics as predictive indicators of the caliber of nursing care provided.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a high-end long-term care grade. This actually is this facility's third most impressive category score. In that area, we awarded this facility a score of A. In a long-term care setting, the primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. One of the statistics we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. It does not look like this facility provided information on its vaccination levels. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Finally, this facility also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with an A. With this impressive grade, this place is one of the few nursing homes in Michigan to earn straight A's. Inspection grades weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mary Free Bed Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better