Transitional Health Services of Fremont is a large nursing home in Fremont, Michigan. Sporting an overall rating of C, this is likely a solid facility. You could definitely do worse than this facility. The best part of this nursing home's profile was is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B+
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: BMar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

We would like to point out that this facility's inspection grade exceeded its overall score. This facility earned a grade of B+ in this area, which is one of our better grades. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This place was hit with 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to create an immediate risk to patient health or safety. A couple of minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Another one of this nursing home's higher category grades was in the area of short-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B+. It actually outpaced most nursing homes in this area. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to qualify indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This place outperformed the majority of nursing homes in the country with 54.2 percent of its residents returning home. This is a better rate than most facilities.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the category of nursing care, with a grade of B-. Our nursing rating is largely based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages just 3.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. In addition to ranking poorly in terms of nursing hours offered, this facility also lagged behind in certain statistics that are associated with quality of care. This place's nursing score was hurt by poor performance in the area of minimizing pressure ulcers. We found that 15.6 percent of this facility's patients suffered from pressure ulcers. This is at least double the national average. Since many pressure ulcers can be avoided with sufficient nursing protocols, we reduce a nursing home's nursing score when we find this kind of prevalence of pressure ulcers.

Long-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

This facility's weakest area is long-term care, which is the final category we looked at. We gave it an abysmal F in this category. In spite of multiple solid scores in other categories, this grade is still disappointing so we wanted to point it out. Facilities that don't fare well in this category typically aren't as well-staffed and are lagging in a few of the areas of routine personal care we assessed. One of the criteria we considered on top of nurse's aid hours was vaccines. We were a bit worried that this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to a relatively low 90.79365 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.8 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best feature in this category.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Transitional Health Services of Fremont Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
F
15.61%
State
B
7.4%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that have had a fall resulting in serious injury.

Provider
A-
1.59%
State
B
3.14%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
A
0.32%
State
B
2.65%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
D
23.39%
State
B+
12.47%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
A+
7.29%
State
B+
18.08%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.

Provider
B
1.64%
State
B+
2.49%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
C
94.19%
State
B
92.45%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's health.

Provider
F
31.87%
State
B+
13.32%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
A-
21.53%
State
B
16.83%
National
B
17.11%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.

Provider
A
1.04
State
B
1.59
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
C
21.53
State
B
16.83
National
B
17.11

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Provider
B
10.14
State
B
10.01
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.

Provider
C
63.17%
State
B
70.74%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial 1.86 mi
212 S Sullivan St Fremont Michigan 49412
(231) 924-3300
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Davita - Newaygo County 2.71 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 14
1317 W Main St Fremont Michigan 49412
(231) 924-4535
Dialysis Care Center Fremont LLC 2.9 mi
Dialysis Stations: 7
1454 W Main St Fremont Michigan 49412
(231) 799-5259