SUNNY ACRES NURSING CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Sunny Acres Nursing Center. 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

SUNNY ACRES NURSING CENTER
2762 PIGEON RD
BAD AXE, MI 48413
(989) 269-9138

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

40%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 12
  • Certified Beds: 30

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Sunny Acres Nursing Center

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) Hours57 Minutes47 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 32 Minutes35 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 19 Minutes2 Hours and 6 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 29 Minutes1 Hour and 22 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 48 Minutes3 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%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection-9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious23%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained39%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%3%

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 09/02/2010.

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

Choose a Doctor to Be the Medical Director.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
Have an Agreement with at Least One Hospital Certified by Medicare or Medicaid to Make Sure Residents Can Be Moved Quickly to the Hospital when They Need Medical Care.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2010

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.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2010

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: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
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: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009

Resident Assessment

Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009
Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/06/2009

Resident Rights

Give the Resident's Legal Representative the Same Rights As the Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009
Properly Hold, Secure and Manage Each Resident's Personal Money Which is Deposited with the Nursing Home.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/20/2009

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 Sunny Acres Nursing Center 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 09/02/2010.

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: 12/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2009

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 12/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/29/2008
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/18/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 12/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/05/2009
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2010

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/05/2009

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Interior Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 12/22/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/15/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Michigan Department of Community Health - Retrieved 2011