Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services is located in Monroe, Michigan. This city has 55,814 people. With an overall grade of A, this nursing home is one of the best nursing homes we assessed. You really can't do much better than this nursing home. As you will see below, this facility performed equally well in our category grades. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall rating, this nursing home also performed well in inspections, which is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A for this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite insignificant. This facility was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
On the list of its many high-end grades, this facility was given a top-shelf short-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that area. In crafting our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to create a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home 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 looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. We assessed the levels of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses were with residents, in calculating our score in this area. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Michigan in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a resident more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category we assessed, this facility was given a very favorable grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this score, the facility topped off a straight A profile. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 8.85% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who have had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 2.36% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients who experienced a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 13.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which are administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 18.73% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are generally given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 3.47% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some believe this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 91.4% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 12.4% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's 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
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 19.67% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 19.67 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 10.71 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Wellspring Lutheran Nursing and Rehab Services, 76.5% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Scores for Monroe, MI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- 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 A
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