Mclaren Lapeer Region
1375 N Main St, Lapeer MI 48446 · (810) 667-5588 · 72.1% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Located in Lapeer, Michigan, Mclaren Lapeer Region is one of four nursing homes in this city. It looks like this nursing home is among the best nursing homes we assessed. Being awarded an A+ in our rating system requires superb scores across the board. We also want to point out that this nursing home is located in a hospital. Typically, this indicates that more intensive healthcare services are available. Headlining this nursing home's exemplary profile is its short-term care score, which is addressed in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 19 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home received high marks in our short-term care rating as well. As a result, it received our highest grade in that category with an A+. In the category of short-term care, we strive to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Remarkably, this nursing home provides about 50% more services from physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is a very favorable sign. The last measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in Michigan in this area with 74.6 percent of its patients returning home. For most nursing homes, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.
This nursing home also received an A+ for its nursing grade. Nursing scores are mostly based on a facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 8.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This was one of the more impressive figures we found. Furthermore, we found that a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. It performed as well as any facility in Michigan in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is long-term care. This facility performed remarkably in our long-term care rating also. We gave them an impressive score of A+ in this area. In a long-term care setting, the primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Turning to our inspection category, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A for that category. This finished off this place's straight A report card. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to be an imminent risk to resident health or safety. 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.
Mclaren Lapeer Region Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better