Below is a sample report showing exerpts of information in each of our Detailed Reports. All information in this report is fictional. Any resemblance to an actual nursing home is coincidental.

 

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It’s a New Day!

NursingHomeRank.Com: A difficult decision made easier.

Welcome to NursingHomeRank.com. As many of us know, the decision to send a loved one to a nursing home is never an easy one. Those of us who need to make this decision or have needed to make this decision are painfully aware that the decision to send a loved one to a nursing home is a very emotionally difficult one.

Having made the decision, however, many times there remains a certain amount of anguish inside of us, and we worry that if we are sending or have sent our loved one to a GOOD nursing home!

What if we are sending Mom or Dad to a BAD nursing home?

That is a painful thought. Well, here at NursingHomeRank.com this is exactly the anguish that we hope to relieve! This is exactly how we hope to help. Here at NursingHomeRank.com, we strive to provide everyone with a "New Day" in helping find the best nursing home for one's loved ones. Our desire is to provide you, the decision maker, with the best information possible to help you arrive at a decision that you can feel comfortable with and a decision that will tell your heart as well as your mind and your wallet that you have done your best in trying to find the best nursing home you can for your loved one, given the resources available to you.

This is a Sample Detailed Report!

We will now review in detail the facility you have selected to review.

The Nursing Home we are reviewing in detail for you is:

Mountain View Manor
3918 E. Circle Dr.
Denver, CO 80201
(303) 549-0394

Introduction

Introduction to your Detailed Report

Nursing care facilities are reviewed by state and other inspectors on an average of approximately once a year. During those state inspections, a number of parameters are studied (see parameters reviewed below) and any deviations from the expected quality and standards set for those parameters are known as violations.

The most desirable nursing home for one’s loved one, then, is one that has the least number of violations in the various categories. Having few violations indicates that that at the very least, that nursing care facility is run at a level of quality that the licensing authorities consider adequate and of sufficient quality to meet their criteria of a well functioning facility.

In our Comparison Report, we compare Nursing Homes for a chosen geographical area and compare and contrast the performance of each facility in contrast to the performance of a nearby and similar facility. Here in our Detailed Report, we delve into the full details of the many variables and parameters that constitute a full review of the performance of ONE nursing home.

The categories and parameters we cover/study in this detailed report are as follows:

  1. Rank
    (In the actual report, we delve into the full details of how we arrive at the ranking of nursing homes.)
  2. Problems
    (In the actual report, we go over all possible problems that can be reported as violations for a nursing home and how they were addressed by the nursing home)
    1. Pervasiveness of Problems
      (In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)
    2. Trends of the problems
      (In the actual report, we review in full detail with graphs showing changes over time, the trends to improvement or worsening of the performance of this nursing home)
  3. Complaints
    (In the actual report, we fully study the complaints that were made against this nursing home and study which complaints were substantiated enough to warrant the issuance of a violation against this nursing home)
  4. Summary
    (In the actual report, we will be able to give you a summary of the best way to proceed in evaluating this nursing home in light of all of the information gathered in this report about this nursing home)

1. Sunrises® Ranking

What is our ranking for Mountain View Manor?

 

Sunrise Sunrise Sunrise Sunrise
4 out of 5 Sunrises

 

Is this a Good, Medium or Poor ranking?

(In the actual report, we explain if the above is a good, bad or intermediate ranking result for this nursing home in comparison with other nursing homes geographically near this facility)

Why do we use Sunrises® in our ranking System?

At NursingHomeRank®, we rate (or, more precisely rank) nursing homes by the “number of sunrises”. Why Sunrises? Well, as “corny” as it may sound, we wish to stress the point that we understand that the often gut-wrenching decision of finding the right nursing home for our loved ones is a difficult and often emotional decision. The anguish accompanying this decision can be formidable. As such, we wish to stress the point that we consider that with the information we now can provide for you and for everyone with this website, it is a New Day for all of us in our search for the best nursing home for our loved ones.

How do we arrive at the rank for each nursing home?

(In the actual report, we clearly detail all of the many parameters, factors and considerations and the weight we give each of these factors in arriving at the ranking we assign to each nursing home).

The Factors

What factors or parameters do we study in order to arrive at our ranking of a nursing care facility

(In the actual report, we clearly detail all of the many parameters, factors and considerations and the weight we give each of these factors in arriving at the ranking we assign to each nursing home)

Does the facility subsequently improve or worsen?

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

*Bell Curve

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

2. Problems

The Problems: What types and number of deficiencies were found and reported against Mountain View Manor by the Inspecting Authorities?

The Unannounced Inspections

Every nursing facility in every state is inspected by that state approximately yearly (roughly every 9 to 12 months). These inspections are unannounced. There is no time allowed for the nursing home to “put its best foot forward”, if you will, before the inspectors arrive. What the inspectors see is what is there, day in and day out. This is good. This assures us, the public, that what is reported is what occurs on a daily basis in that nursing home. The results of these inspections and the violations or lack thereof from these surprise inspections are the results that we now bring to you in this report.

What do “Deficiencies” or “Violations” mean?

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

What important aspects should you know about the Deficiencies or Violations that were reported against Mountain View Manor?

In keeping with our goal to be as helpful to you as possible with this report, we feel that it is important for you to be aware of the following:

  1. What kinds of problems or deficiencies were found by the inspectors?
  2. Did anyone suffer any harm as a result of the problem or deficiency?
  3. Were the problems corrected? Is so, when? How long after the citation was given was the problem corrected?
  4. What was the impact of the problem on the nursing home? Was it merely an isolated event? Did it just affect a local area of the nursing home or was the problem so severe that it resulted in a widespread disruption of the function and performance of the nursing home?

Digging Deeper into the Problems: 1 - The Details

The details of the problems reported against Mountain View Manor by the inspecting authorities are as follows:

Character and Impact of the Problems     Recommendations
Isolated Isolated  

 

These are the recommendations that the State Inspecting Agencies
suggested as corrections for the deficiencies discovered.
Pattern Pattern      
Widespread Widespread      
State Survey Deficiencies
Survey Deficiencies from 02/01/2007
TypeDate of CorrectionDegree of HarmImpact
Environment02/22/2007MinimalIsolated

Recommendation: Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies02/22/2007MinimalPattern

Recommendation: Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Survey Deficiencies from 01/25/2006
TypeDate of CorrectionDegree of HarmImpact
Mistreatment02/13/2006MinimalIsolated

Recommendation: 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.
Resident Assessment02/13/2006MinimalIsolated

Recommendation: Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Quality of Care02/13/2006MinimalPattern

Recommendation: Give each resident a special diet to help when there is a nutritional problem.
Survey Deficiencies from 01/13/2005
TypeDate of CorrectionDegree of HarmImpact
Resident Rights02/03/2005MinimalIsolated

Recommendation: Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential.

Digging Deeper into the Problems: 2 - Recurrence

Did the problem or problems recur over and over again?

A Bad Day or a sign of something deeper?

Anyone can have a bad day once in a while, but we dig deeper. We want to know if the problem reported for a certain nursing home was a "One Time Occurrence" or a repeating problem which suggests that the Complaint/Problem is or was not a one time thing.

(In the actual report, we elaborate further and provide rich details of important considerations you should bear in mind when evaluating this topic)

 

The following were the repeat problems reported for Mountain View Manor:

Type Number of Times Repeated Deficiency and Description
Quality of Care 1 Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.

A low number of recurring problems is a good sign. Alternatively, a high number of recurring problems is a negative sign - and one that should be taken seriously if one is considering placing a loved one in that nursing care facility.

Digging Deeper into the Problems: 3 - The Trends

Is there a trend by this nursing home towards having less or more problems over time?

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

The table below illustrates the trend of problems at this nursing home over time.

Mountain View Manor
0
0
N/A
0
0
N/A
14
102
2005
18
54
2006
52
51.973107289435
4 Year State Average

Note: N/A = means that that nursing home was not studied that year.

The table above illustrates the change (increase or decrease) in the number of reported problems for this nursing home over time. The average of problems for a nursing home in that state is at the far right and the individual bars illustrate how many problems were reported for this one nursing home yearly. One can readily see any possible trends towards improvement or worsening over the 4 years studied. (Please note that an N/A under a bar means that that nursing home was not studied that year – perhaps because of construction, etc.)

3. Complaints

Every year, there are many complaints logged by nursing home residents and/or their loved ones against nursing homes everywhere. The key is to know if the complaints, when investigated by state or other agencies or authorities, rise to the level of a true problem that constitutes or warrants a citation/violation.

The Complaints: A review

The details of the complaints reported against Mountain View Manor by the inspecting authorities are as follows:

The following table illustrates the number and character of the complaints against this nursing home which resulted in a violation being issued.

Complaint Deficiencies
2006 Complaint Summary
Type of ComplaintDate of Complaint InvestigationDate of CorrectionDegree of HarmImpact
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies12/01/200612/14/2006MinimalIsolated

Complaint: Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly.
Quality of Care09/26/200610/17/2006MinimalPattern

Complaint: Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Quality of Care09/26/200610/17/2006MinimalIsolated

Complaint: Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
2004 Complaint Summary
Type of ComplaintDate of Complaint InvestigationDate of CorrectionDegree of HarmImpact
Quality of Care12/20/200401/14/2005MinimalIsolated

Complaint: Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Administration12/20/200401/14/2005MinimalIsolated

Complaint: Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of lab tests.

4. Financials and Other Non-Medicals

Financially and Service-wise, what type of Nursing home is Mountain View Manor?

For most of us, there are a few basic types of nursing homes. The types are as follows:

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

 

 

Thus, with the information above, we can now better understand the information when we see that Mountain View Manor has the following payment and other financial characteristics:

Payment Operation Number of Beds
Medicare and Medicaid Not hospital-based 94

 

Let’s take a look at the various forms of payment options:

What is Medicaid?

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

Medicare: what is Medicare?

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

Private Insurance: What types of Private Insurance exist and who is covered by this form of payment?

(In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

Ownership: Who owns Mountain View Manor and is it a For Profit or Non For-Profit facility?

Non Profit Ownership - (In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

For Profit Ownership – (In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)

 

Thus, now armed with the above understanding and information, we can now ask the question: What type of ownership does Mountain View Manor have? The ownership is as follows:

What ownership type is this nursing home? For Profit - Corporation

5 Summary

 

Now that you have seen:

You are now ready to move to the next level in your search for the best nursing home for your loved one. In this next level in our opinion, the best course to pursue is as follows:

  1. Visit the Facility
    Armed with the information gathered in this report, visit this nursing home and ask for a tour of the facilities and follow your instincts.
  2. Ask questions and observe carefully
    (In the actual report, we elaborate in full detail on this topic)
  3. It is also advisable to ask others whose opinions you trust for their opinions. Hospital discharge planners and physicians are a good source for such opinions.
  4. Follow your heart
    Remember, that your heart is telling you something for a reason. If your senses tell you that despite all of your good and hard work and investigations, you do not feel comfortable with a certain nursing facility, follow your heart and look elsewhere. The worst situation would be to place your loved one in that facility and to then have a persistent sense of concern over the care that your loved one is receiving.

We wish you the best

We at NursingHomeRank.com wish you and yours the very best. We hope that we have made this very personal and difficult choice of finding the best nursing home for your loved ones a little easier. If there is anything we have missed that can help us make the experience of others going through this difficult decision making, please let us know at Info@NursingHomeRank.com. We will appreciate it and those who come after you will appreciate it as well. Good luck and God Bless. NHR

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