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Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Apr 22: A-May 22: A-Jun 22: A-Aug 22: ASep 22: AOct 22: A-Nov 22: A-Jan 23: A-Feb 23: A-Mar 23: B+Apr 23: B+Jun 23: B+Jul 23: B+Aug 23: B+Sep 23: B+Oct 23: ANov 23: A
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2950 Monroe Ne,
Grand Rapids MI 49505

(616) 364-5344

93.9% estimated occupancy 1

Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids is a facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan which has a population of 348,860 people. This nursing home received a first-rate overall grade of A, resulting in it being among the ten highest graded facilities in the city. Even in a city featuring 20 other nursing homes, this facility is appealing. This also wound up being a very consistent nursing home with consistent grades in all of our categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - State

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2023)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this facility also performed well in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Very few facilities performed as well in this category. Inspection scores are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we were able to find information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. We assessed the skill-level of nurses employed by the facility, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses were with residents, in calculating our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 0.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home also was strong in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A-. Only a select group of nursing homes fared better in this category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is generally a fair measure of a facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents that were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In our final area, this facility also was given an impressive long-term care grade, with a grade of A-. This wrapped up a first-rate profile. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.78355 percent of its residents, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 16.75% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 1.73% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often associated with poor nursing care. Closer supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 3.04% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 24.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 22.48% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 4.04% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 99.18% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 10.5% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 10.53% of Residents

This tells you the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: A-plus

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, 10.53% of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Scores for Grand Rapids, MI

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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