Detroit, MI Nursing Home Ratings

Overall Rating of 101 Nursing Homes
    Rating: 5 out of 5 (25) Much above average
    Rating: 4 out of 5 (20) Above average
    Rating: 3 out of 5 (19) Average
    Rating: 2 out of 5 (19) Below average
    Rating: 1 out of 5 (18) Much below average
August 2018

Detroit Michigan Nursing Home Abuse LawyerApproximately 150 nursing homes serve the rehabilitation, skilled nursing and disability care needs of the more than 700,000 residents and nearly 100,000 senior citizens in the Detroit area. Unfortunately, less than a fourth of these facilities maintain a five-star rating, which is the highest ranking possible through the federal government’s Medicare.gov rating system. Even worse, many of these nursing homes maintain a one and two star ranking because of primary concerns over the lack of quality care they provide their residents.

The federal agency, through Medicare, routinely collects information on every nursing facility in Detroit based on data gathered through inspections, surveys and investigations. Recently, inspectors identified serious deficiencies and violations at many nursing facilities. Currently, the federal database reveals that thirty-seven (37%) of the 101 Detroit nursing homes provide their residents substandard care that has led to injury. If your loved one was harmed, mistreated, abused or died unexpectedly from neglect while residing at a nursing home in Michigan, your family has rights to ensure justice in receiving compensation. We urge you to contact the Detroit nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center (800-926-7565) today. Schedule a free case evaluation and let us discuss your legal options for obtaining monetary recovery through a lawsuit.

The nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center LLC serve as legal advocates to Michigan elders to ensure their rights are protected. Our law firm remains dedicated to ensuring elderly, disabled and rehabilitating loved ones receive the respect and dignity they deserve. The following data is used by families faced with serious decisions on where to place a loved one to receive quality of care in their time of need.

Comparing Detroit Nursing Homes

Our team of nursing home abuse lawyers have compiled valuable data through the www.Medicare.gov Comparison Tool to give you specific information and safety concerns of nursing facilities maintaining one and two star ratings.

Information on Michigan Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence Lawsuits

Our attorneys have compiled data from settlements and jury verdicts across Michigan to give you an idea as to how cases are valued. Learn more about the cases below:

ABERDEEN REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER
5500 Fort St.
Trenton, MI 48183
(734) 671-3500

A “For Profit” 145-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating –2 out of 5 possible stars

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Provide an Environment Free of Accident Hazards

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 01//2015, a state investigator makes a notation of the facility’s failure “to ensure that a gait belt was used during a wheelchair to toilet transfer for [a resident].” This failure resulted “in hospitalization to treat bilateral hip fractures and spinal fracture.”

ADVANTAGE LIVING CENTER-HARPER WOODS
19840 Harper Avenue
Harper Woods, MI 48225
(313) 881-9556

A “For Profit” 151-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Provide Residents an Environment Free of Abuse Allegations

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 3/26/2015, a notation is made of the facility’s failure to provide an environment free from allegations of abuse. This is in response of a report of abuse and medications not given as prescribed by a physician that resulted in the potential of unidentified abuse or recurrence.

BEACONSHIRE NURSING CENTER
21630 Hessel
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 534-8400

A “For Profit” 103-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Initiate CPR in a Timely Manner Which Resulted in Immediate Jeopardy

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 8/28/15, a notation is made of the facility’s failure “to identify the correct code status; failed to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); and failed to immediately contact emergency services (EMS) for [the resident] identified with full code status … [that resulted] in a one hour delay in initiating CPR and an Immediate Jeopardy to the health and safety of [a resident at the facility].”

HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-GROSSE POINTE WOODS
21401 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
(586) 778-0800
A “For Profit” 80-certified bed Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Provide Proper Care in Treating a Diabetic Resident Leading to Injury

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 02/05/2015, a notation is made in a state survey of the facility’s failure “to promote the highest practical well-being by not administering insulin properly and per manufacturer’s guidelines for [the resident at the facility].” This was in response to an incident where a nurse’s aide at the facility found a resident “on the floor, unresponsive, cold, clammy and diaphoretic. Blood sugar was 34. Noticed a spot on the forehead like his head had hit the floor. It was a rapid change [in his condition].”

HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-LIVONIA NE
29270 Morlock
Livonia, MI 48152
(248) 476-0555

A “For Profit” 110 certified bed Medicare/Medicaid facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Care When Treating Residents Requiring Insulin

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 06/05/2015, notation was made by state surveyor of the facility’s failure “to accurately follow physician’s orders for insulin administration for [the resident which was] observed resulting in an insufficient amount of insulin being administered and the potential for reoccurrence.” This investigation included an interview with the Director of Nursing “she had not counseled or inserviced [the registered nurse on duty] on the … Medication error. When asked to explain why the nurse did not document the error in the clinical record, the [Director of Nursing] explained the computers were down on 6/14/15.” However, the Director of Nursing indicated that the registered nurse should have documented the incident on paper. “When asked to explain if [the Director of Nursing) had implemented any corrective measures to prevent reoccurrence of the medication error, the [Director of Nursing] stated ‘Not yet’.”

HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-ALLEN PARK
9150 Allen Road
Allen Park, MI 48101
(313) 386-2150

A “For Profit” 171 certified bed Medicare/Medicaid facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Care and Inadequate Monitoring of Residents

During surveys and investigations by state surveyors, the facility was noted for its failure “to obtain daily weights as ordered by the physician and failed to contact the physician to report a resident’s rapid weight gain of nine pounds.” When the surveyor interviewed the Assistant Director of Nursing in regards to the incident, there was no documentation of the weight gain or any evidence that the weight was accurate or that the physician was contacted.

HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-LIVONIA
28550 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 427-8270

A “For Profit” 142-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Care Which Led to the Potential of a Resident Developing a Wound Infection

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 02/12/2015, a state investigator notes the facility’s failure “to ensure central line/midline intravenous (IV) dressing was changed at least weekly per physician’s orders [for a resident at the facility]. The substandard level of care resulted “in the potential for wound infection.” This is in response to a 2/9/15 state surveyor observation that a resident’s dressings on the upper left arm had not been changed since 1/30/15, which was not following doctor’s orders. Upon interview with the Nurse Manager revealed that the resident “had not refuse treatment changes and could offer no explanation as to why had not been changed since 1/30/15.”

IMPERIAL HEALTHCARE CENTER
26505 Powers Ave.
Dearborn Heights, MI 48012
(313) 291-6200

A “For Profit” 265-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating –1 out of 5 possible stars

1 star rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Levels of Care Leading to Dehydration

The facility had 24 reported health deficiencies from 02/04/2015 through 8/14/2015 with 10 involving a deficiency in the quality of care provided its residents. In an inspection occurring on 02/04/2015, a complaint was filed against the facility’s failure to “provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.” In a separate statement of deficiencies dated 08/07/2015, a notation was made of the facility’s failure to “give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.”

LAKESHORE HEALTHCARE SKILLED NURSING AND SPECIALTY CENTER
9146 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 875-1263

A “For Profit” 110-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Lack of Supervision Leading to Serious Injury Requiring Trip to the Emergency Room

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 06/16/2014, during an annual licensure and certification survey, a notation was made of the facility’s failure to “assess and provide supervision and assistance with hot liquids …. resulting in an Immediate Jeopardy …. when [a resident with] severe deformities of the hands, kyphosis, was lying in bed, spilled hot coffee onto her thigh. The incident resulted in “second-degree burns to the right inner and outer thigh, which require transfer and emergency room treatment.”

LAW-DEN NURSING HOME
1640 Web Avenue
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 867-1719

A “For Profit” 100-certified bed Medicaid facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Care Leading to Facility-Acquired Pressure Sores

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 09/19/2014, a state investigator notes that the facility “failed to consistently implement interventions, provide adequate, appropriate care to prevent and treat pressure ulcers and consistently monitor and perform skin assessments to identify the development of new and worsened pressure ulcers for [3 residents at the facility]. This negligence resulted in “infected pressure ulcers that led to septic shock [requiring] emergency acute care, the potential and actual worsening, and development of new facility acquired pressure ulcers.”

MANOR OF NORTHWEST DETROIT SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION
16181 Hubbell St.
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 273-8764

A “For Profit” 154-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 1 out of 5 possible stars

1 star rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Report an Allegation of Abuse to the Facility Administrator in a Timely Manner

This involves a nurse entering the room of a resident who was refusing to have unsafe scissors and razors removed from her room. She “became verbally aggressive and combative towards primary care nurse and other staff. Resident states ‘I cut myself and do not give a f–k (exploitive) and I will get everyone in trouble because you do not have rights to take my items; I use it for my [medical condition] and get out of my room’. She was very loud and screaming disturbing other residents.”

OAKWOOD REHABILITATION & SKILLED NURSING CENTER-DEARBORN
16391 Rotunda Dr.
Dearborn, MI 48120
(313) 253-9700

A “For Profit” 136-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Provide Protective Gowns for Staff Members/Visitors Will to Control the Spread of Infection

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 08/06/2015, a state investigator notes the facility’s failure “to provide protective gowns for visitors and staff who had provided care for [the resident requiring infection control] who was isolated for an infectious disease, resulting in the potential for transmission of organisms by direct or indirect contact.”

REGENCY HEALTHCARE CENTER
12575 S. Telegraph Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180
(734) 287-4710

A “For Profit” 244-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Provide Medical Care to a Resident Following the Doctor’s Care Plan

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 08/12/2015, notations made by the state investigator indicate the facility’s failure to place necessary “support stockings on [the resident with] specialty needs [due to circulatory complications].” This is in response to a review of the resident’s records indicating that the Certified Nursing Assistant’s (CNA) daily care plan – the guide plan CNA use for daily care – documents the use of support stockings during the day and removal at night. However, “there was no care plan for the use of TED hose” by the resident’s physician.

REGENCY HEIGHTS-DETROIT
19100 W. Seven Mile Road
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 533-5002

A “For Profit” 128-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Provide a Safe Environment Which Could Cause Immediate Jeopardy to All Residents and Employees at the Facility

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 10/24/2014, a state investigator makes a notation of the facility’s failure “to ensure that oxygen tanks were secured for [a resident requiring] oxygen therapy.” This failure resulted “in the potential for an explosion if the tank falls over.” This is in response to a 10/21/2014 9 AM observation occurring “during an initial tour of the 1-South nursing unit, and oxygen tank was observed in [a resident’s] room, standing upright on its bottom, by the head of the bed. The oxygen tank was not secured in a holder.” The nurse on duty provided no explanation “why the oxygen tank had not been secured.

RIVERVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER
7733 E. Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 432-1200

A “For Profit” 136-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating –1 out of 5 possible stars

1 star rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Hire Individuals without a History of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Nursing Home Residents.

The nursing home had 10 health deficiencies uncovered at the facility involving three deficiencies in the quality of care provided and two deficiencies involving mistreatment of residents. This included a notation during an inspection occurring on 01/13/2015 of the nursing home’s failure to implement written policies “that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and the residents’ property.” In addition, on a 05/29/2015 inspection, notation was made of the facility’s failure to only hire “people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.”

RIVERVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER – NORTH
18300 E. Warren
Detroit, MI 48224
(313) 343-8000

A “For Profit” 180-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Nursing Care That Jeopardizes the Health of a Resident

In a 6/2015 summary statement of deficiencies, a state investigator notes the facility’s failure “to ensure fluid restrictions were followed as ordered, and failed to ensure consistent communication with [medical treatment] clinic for [a resident at the facility].” This failure resulted “in the potential for fluid overload, and unmet care needs due to lack of communication.” This notation is in response to a surveyor observing a resident with 480 cc of fluids in a Styrofoam cup in their room, next to the bed. The surveyor reviewed the Nursing Care Guide of the resident noting there was no documentation of fluid restrictions. However, the facility’s Registered Dietitian and Nurse Manager indicated that the resident did have fluid restrictions, limiting the amount of fluid retention to 260 cc each shift with nursing.” They also stated that the cup of water “should not be at bedside.”

ANNE’S CONVALESCENT CENTER
6232 Cadieux Road
Detroit, MI 48224
(313) 886-2500

A “For Profit” 78-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Provide a Safe Environment Which Increased Potential of a Safety Hazard

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 04/15/2015, a state surveyor notes the facility’s failure to ensure that an extension cord was not used in the room occupied by [a resident] resulting in potential of equipment malfunction and electrical fires.” This is in response to a 04/13/2015 observation where the surveyor noted “a brown extension cord which had a C-PAP breathing machine plugged in. [The resident] was not in the room at this time. On 4/14/15 at 11:05 AM, the brown extension cord remained in use with [the resident’s] C-PAP machine. On 4/14/15 at 1:30 PM, an interview was conducted with the Maintenance Director. When queried about how the facility monitored for use of extension cords, the Maintenance Director reported that he makes visual rounds and stated, he kinda knew for a month.” The failure to provide a safe environment also jeopardized other residents at the facility due to a potential fire hazard.

JAMES NURSING CENTER
15063 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 372-4065

A “For Profit” 143-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating –1 out of 5 possible stars

1 star rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Care Leading to Facility-Acquired Pressure Sores

During 01/01/2015 and 12/31/2015, the nursing facility was found to have 22 health deficiencies including four deficiencies involving the quality of care provided every resident, and one deficiency for mistreatment. One serious case was noted during a 09/03/2015 inspection affecting a resident who had been admitted to the facility without pressure ulcers. However, the resident while at St. James nursing Center developed a 6.2 centimeters life-threatening stage III or IV pressure ulcer that was preventable.

JOSEPH’S HEALTHCARE CENTER
9400 Conant Street
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 874-4500

A “For Profit” 169-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Substandard Care When Monitoring the Vital Signs of a Resident

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 06/25/2015, a state investigator makes a notation of the facility’s failure “to ensure that vital signs were monitored as ordered by the physician to treat essential hypertension (high blood pressure that does not have a known cause) for [a resident].” The facility’s failure resulted “in the potential for unidentified, elevated blood pressure levels and delay in medical treatment.” This is in response to a review of a resident’s file where the resident “stated that she had recently been sent out following an incident with elevated blood pressure, and severe headache while in a therapy session.” Upon review no documented vital signs could be found of the resident on numerous dates from 06/10/2015-06/22/2015. On 6/23/2015 the resident was “transferred to hospital following therapy session with severe headache.”

JUDE NURSING CENTER
34350 Ann Arbor Tr.
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 261-4800

A “For Profit” 64-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating –1 out of 5 possible stars

1 star rating

Primary Concerns – will

Openly Discusses Personal Medical Information in Public Areas That Can Be Overheard by Other Residents

This involves a 6/04/15 incident where a resident seated in a wheelchair in the hallway directly in front of the nurse’s station was seen trembling from head to toe. At that time, one nurse asked the resident “why are you so shaky?” The nurse was observed speaking loudly to another nurse in front of four other residents about the resident’s condition then told the resident “I think you need to take a [medication name] now to make you chill and just no worries now my dear.” The other nurse at the scene discussed whether or not to administer the medication to the resident in front of four other residents, which is in direct violation of patient privacy laws, rules, procedures and regulations.

SAMARITAN MANOR
5555 Conner Avenue, Suite 4000
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 344-4100

A “For Profit” 120-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 2 out of 5 possible stars.

2 stars rating

Primary Concerns –

Openly Discusses Personal Medical Information in Public Areas That Can Be Overheard by Other Residents

In a summary statement of deficiencies dated 06/12/2015, a state surveyor notes the facility’s failure “to ensure that proposed therapy schedules for [two residents] were discussed in a private area by [employees].” As a result of the employee discussion of a resident in a public area, other residents overheard the “disclosure of personal medical information.” This is in response to an incident occurring in the facilities dining room at a table where two residents “were sitting and eating breakfast. [One employee] was observed with the document in his hand and referenced the document as he spoke with [the other employee].” The employees could be overheard by the residents discussing other residents’ proposed therapies and answers to medical questions about other residents at the facility. This is in direct violation to patient privacy laws, procedures, rules and regulations.

WESTLAND CONVALESCENT AND REHABILITATION CENTER
36137 W. Warren
Westland, MI 48185
(734) 728-6100

A “For Profit” 230-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating –1 out of 5 possible stars

1 star rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Immediately Report an Allegation of Abuse of a Resident

During 2015, the Westland Convalescent Center was found to have 12 health deficiencies involving three deficiencies concerning the quality of care provided the residents and one deficiency in mistreating residents. This included a 10/22/2015 notation in a summary statement of deficiencies stating the facility’s failure “to ensure facility staff immediately reported to the Administrator or Director of Nursing (DON) an allegation of abuse or [a resident] and the potential for ongoing abuse.”

WESTWOOD NURSING CENTER
16588 Schaefer
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 345-5000

A “For Profit” 112-certified bed Medicaid/Medicare facility

Overall Rating – 1 out of 5 possible stars

1 star rating

Primary Concerns –

Failure to Adequately Monitor the Weight Loss of a Resident

During 2015 the nursing facility was found to have 22 health deficiencies including seven deficiencies involving the quality of care provided every resident. These deficiencies include a lack of quality care ensuring that every resident receives adequate nutrition. A notation is made of the facility’s failure “to ensure that residents at nutritional risk did not experience significant weight loss.” In one incident, noted on 10/14/14, review of the record indicates that a resident’s monthly weight log revealed a significant weight loss from 134 pounds on 01/01/2014 down to 115 pounds by 10/01/2014.

The Warning Signs of Mistreatment, Neglect or Abuse

The Detroit, Michigan nursing home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center LLC recognize that many families face the unwanted decision of needing to place a grandparent, parent or child in a nursing home that can provide loving quality care to meet the needs of their loved one. If you are even slightly suspicious that the medical team at the facility is mistreating, abusing or neglecting your loved one, it is essential to take immediate legal steps today.

Common warning signs involving mistreatment, abuse and neglect involve:

  • Developing bedsores
  • Unexpected infections
  • Noticeable withdrawal or fear of your loved one when caregivers are present
  • Unusual markings on their ankles, wrists, face, genitals or hands
  • The need for hospitalization caused by malnutrition, dehydration, fall, infection or medication error

Our Detroit nursing home injury attorneys are dedicated to providing immediate legal remedies to protect the health and well-being of your loved one residing in nursing facilities statewide. We can assist you in launching an investigation and stopping the unacceptable actions of those responsible for providing quality care.

Contact our Detroit nursing home abuse lawyers today to schedule a free case review and consultation. We accept these types of cases on contingency, meaning all legal services are provided without any upfront fee. We are paid only if we are successful in recovering financial recompense on behalf of the victim.

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