Mission Point of Lamont is a small nursing home located in Lamont, Michigan. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the road score. Based on our ratings, there are certainly far worse places out there. The best part of this nursing home's report card was is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
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Mission Point of Lamont
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's best category grade came in our short-term care category. In that category, we gave this nursing home a B+. It actually outperformed many nursing homes in this area. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
In addition, this facility also excelled in inspections, where it received an B+. Few nursing homes performed as well in this area. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors didn't 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 inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
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Another reason we rated this facility so highly is that it received an A+ nursing score. This is simply as good as it gets in this area. Nursing scores are based largely on nurse staffing levels. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed 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 place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving residents more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's least impressive category is long-term care, which is the final area we analyzed. In this category, we awarded this facility a grade of D. When facilities receive this kind of score in this category it is a bad sign for patient care and it may indicate that the nursing home is not as well-staffed with nurses and aids. After assessing the volume 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 just 87.73585 percent of its patients for pneumonia. To our surprise, this facility actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had just 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mission Point of Lamont Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mission Point of Lamont, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mission Point of Lamont, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffered a fall resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mission Point of Lamont, 2.23% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who had urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mission Point of Lamont, 13.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mission Point of Lamont, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mission Point of Lamont, 3.38% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mission Point of Lamont, 91.02% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mission Point of Lamont, 12.09% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mission Point of Lamont, 13.78% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mission Point of Lamont, 13.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Mission Point of Lamont, 77.57% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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