Wellbridge of Romeo is a senior living facility located in Romeo, Michigan, which has 10,547 people. We gave this facility an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the country. We really couldn't find many negative things to say about this place. Its grades are impeccable. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Wellbridge of Romeo
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
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On top of receiving an elite overall rating, this nursing home received an A+ inspection score. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a facility. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively insignificant. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Short-term Care Quality
We also would like to alert you to the fact that this facility received a strong grade of A- in our short-term care area. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to gauge a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of residents that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our nursing rating focuses on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of training of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we assessed is long-term care. We gave this facility an acceptable grade in this category, with a grade of B-. Even though this wasn't as dominant as some of this facility's other grades, it is nevertheless not a terrible score. With our long-term care rating, we analyze the sheer volume of care offered by a nursing home, along with a few qualitative metrics. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Thankfully, this facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is an above average total. Lastly, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wellbridge of Romeo Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 3.47% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 91.4% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 12.4% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 19.67% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Some experts believe that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical health.
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 10.71 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Wellbridge of Romeo, 76.5% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
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