Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller is in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This city is among the most populated cities in the nation with has a population of 348,860 people. With an overall grade of D, this is a subpar nursing home. In addition, this is a hospital-based facility, which may add peace of mind for prospective patients with medical conditions frequently requiring hospitalization. The best thing we can say about this facility is that it didn't receive any F's in any of the categories we assessed. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
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Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
Note: Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
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Registered Staff Hours
While we were not high on this nursing home overall, we gave it a B- for our inspections rating. This grade is better than the facility's overall grade. We would argue that one of the most critical factors in assessing an inspection report is deficiencies. We especially focus on the severity of the deficiencies. This place was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies an imminent risk to resident health or safety. Finally, CMS flagged this nursing home for possible abuse or neglect. This is not what you want to see. We advise you to direct your search elsewhere.
We awarded this facility a respectable grade in the area of nursing as well, with a grade of B-. Nursing scores are primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This place provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a low total compared to most facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place fared better in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it scored well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the quantity of hours of care offered.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facilities next most favorable category was short-term care. We awarded it a grade of B- in this area. This is essentially a middle of the pack grade in this category. Short-term care grades are often employed to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To provide quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to have better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other facilities. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we scored is long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a C in this area. In our long-term care rating, we look at the amount of services provided by a facility, as well as a few quality metrics. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. We were pleased to find that this nursing home vaccinated 95.9144 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Lastly, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 2.23% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 13.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents who were administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 3.38% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 91.02% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 12.09% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 13.78% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that mobility is important for residents' well-being.
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 1.65 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 13.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 11.28 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing - Fuller, 77.57% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Grand Rapids, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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