Northville Manor is a small nursing home located in Northville, Michigan. With an overall rating of A-, this is undoubtedly a very strong facility. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the United States. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next section.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
520 W Main St,
Northville MI 48167
On top of receiving a strong overall score, this facility received an A+ inspection score. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. We were not able to track down deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its profile, this nursing home also received a grade of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. This is a reliable method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded a strong short-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our better grades in that area with a score of B+. Our short-term care grades are important for residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes more skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. It does not appear that this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The last area we rated was nursing, where this facility received a grade of B. Believe it or not, this proved to be this facility's worst category. A facility is doing something right when their weakest score still beats out most other nursing homes. The nursing category consists of many subcategories, most of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Northville Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Northville Manor, 2.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of long-term stay patients that experienced a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Northville Manor, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Northville Manor, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Northville Manor, 18.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term care patients which are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Northville Manor, 3.44% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression may imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Northville Manor, 91.43% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.