SAGINAW GERIATRICS HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Saginaw Geriatrics Home. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

SAGINAW GERIATRICS HOME
1413 GRATIOT
SAGINAW, MI 48602
(989) 793-3471

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

76%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 42
  • Certified Beds: 55

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Individual
  • This Facility Does Not Offer Any Resident or Family Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Saginaw Geriatrics Home. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-526.1%
Total Percent:26.1%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-1018.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-515.9%
Total Percent:34.1%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1628.4%
Total Percent:28.4%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-166.8%
Total Percent:6.8%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
4.5%
Total Percent:4.5%
 

Rating Details For Saginaw Geriatrics Home

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours51 Minutes1 Hour and 9 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 16 Minutes43 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 21 Minutes2 Hours and 37 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 6 Minutes1 Hour and 51 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 27 Minutes4 Hours and 28 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Michigan are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMichigan Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%89%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder75%52%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection12%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores17%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious28%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse9%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased10%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained4%5%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%84%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium3%2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain17%21%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores28%11%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 02/04/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
Be Administered in a Way That Leads to the Highest Possible Level of Well Being for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/03/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
Provide Bedrooms That Don't Allow Residents to See Each Other when Privacy is Needed.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/03/2009
Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/02/2010
Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Have Enough Outside Airflow.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Put Firmly Secured Handrails on Each Side of Hallways.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Keep Each Resident Free from Drugs That Restrain Them, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/03/2009
Provide Food in a Way That Meets a Resident's Needs.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
1) Provide 3 Meals Daily at Regular Times; or 2) Serve Breakfast Within 14 Hours After Dinner; or 3) Offer a Snack at Bedtime Each Day.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/03/2009
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Offer Other Nutritional Food to Each Resident Who Will Not Eat the Food Served.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Quality Care

Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Resident Rights

Give the Resident's Legal Representative the Same Rights As the Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/03/2009
Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2009
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/19/2010
Give the Resident's Legal Representative the Same Rights As the Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Make Sure Each Resident Has the Right to Choose Activities, Schedules and Health Care According to His or Her Interests, Assessment, and Plan of Care.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)05/14/2009$975
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)10/09/2009$3,380
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)03/01/2010$6,500
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)03/01/2010$7,898
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)02/04/2011$14,300
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)03/01/2010$23,888
Denial of Payment for New Admission (DPNA)05/14/2009-
Denial of Payment for New Admission (DPNA)03/01/2010-

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Saginaw Geriatrics Home, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure There is a Program to Prevent/Deal with Mice, Insects, or Other Pests.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/01/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/16/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/11/2010

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/09/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2009

Quality Care

Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/01/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Saginaw Geriatrics Home had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 02/04/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2010

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/22/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2010
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2011
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2010

Exits and Egress

Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/15/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2010
A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/02/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/09/2010
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2011

Vertical Openings

Exit Doors That Are Held Open by Devices That Will Automatically Close on the Activation of a Fire Alarm or Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/18/2009
Protected Exits That Allow the Resident to Escape the Building.
  • Inspection Date: 02/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Michigan Department of Community Health - Retrieved 2011