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The Laurels of Kent

  • Date Updated: May 01, 2024
  • Address: 350 N CENTER ST, LOWELL
    MI 49331
  • Phone: 616-897-8473
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  • Medicare Provider Number: 235253
  • Participating in Medicare Since: July 01, 1978
  • No. of Certified Beds: 153
  • No. of Residents: 89
  • Occupancy: 58.17% ( as of 05/12/2024 )
  • Amount Fined: $335,571.75
  • Complaints Filed: 40

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  About The Laurels of Kent

The Laurels Of Kent, located in LOWELL, MI, is a for-profit organization that accepts Medicare and Medicaid. It is not part of a continuing care retirement community. It is located not in a hospital. The Laurels Of Kent offers a range of services including skilled nursing, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and specialized memory care. The center is equipped with modern amenities and a supportive environment designed to enhance the quality of life for its residents. With a focus on personalized care plans and community engagement.

  • The Laurels of Kent is ranked #1 out of 1 facilities within a 10 mile radius and #30 out of 35 facilities within a 25 mile radius. See Ranking Report
  • CMS 5-Star Overall Rating is (1 out of 5):
  • Current Trend:   Improving
  • Total Nursing Hours Spent Per Resident Per Day: 2.54
    (The national average is 3.78 )
  • The percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission is 41.13% .
  •    There is no indication of abuse occuring at The Laurels of Kent. (CMS flags facilities where abuse has either happened or is very likely.)

  The Laurels of Kent Owner & Operator Information

Business Entity Name:

LAUREL HEALTH CARE COMPANY OF LOWELL

Owners:

Managers and Directors:

  The Laurels of Kent Ratings and Inspection Scores

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regularly inspects every skilled nursing facility. The results of the multi-day inspection is a series of star ratings. The health inspection scores are an absolute value, so you can compare one facility's score directly to another.

Ratings

Overall Rating 1:
Health Inspection Rating 1:
Quality Rating 4:
Staffing Rating 2:

Inspection Scores

Cycle 1 Score (as of October 25, 2023) 136
Cycle 2 Score (as of December 01, 2022) 305
Cycle 3 Score (as of August 25, 2021) 64
Weighted All Cycles Score 180

  The Laurels of Kent Ratings History

  Nursing Hours Spent Per Patient

CMS provides detailed information about how long nursing staff spends with residents. This data includes nursing subcategories of Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and non-nursing Certified Nursing Assistants. More hours spend per patient should can indicate a better facility or it could indicate more complicated situations.

The nursing staff of The Laurels of Kent spends LESS time on average with its residents than the state average and LESS time than the national average for total nursing homes spent per resident.

Type Facility State / National Avg
Registered Nurse (RN)
Hours 0.31 0.75 / 0.65
Case Mix 0.29 0.32 / 0.38
Adjusted 0.41 NA / NA
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Hours 0.62 0.88 / 0.87
Case Mix 0.65 NA / NA
Adjusted 0.70 NA / NA
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
Hours 1.60 2.28 / 2.26
Case Mix 1.83 NA / NA
Adjusted 1.79 NA / NA
Total Licensed Staff
Hours 0.93 1.62 / 1.53
Physical Therapist (PT)
Hours 0.04 0.06 / 0.07
Total Nursing Homes Spent per Resident on Average
Hours 2.54 3.91 / 3.78
Case Mix 2.77 3.00 / 3.15
Adjusted 2.89 NA / NA

  Quality Measures

Quality measures are based both on patient survey information and on the results of actual claims that are filed with CMS. It is not clear what period is covered in the measures.

Desc. Perc./ State Avg. / Comparison
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission (qm521)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
41.1% / 23.8%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit (qm522)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
7.2% / 11.8%
Better
Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm551)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
2.5% / 1.9%
Worse
Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm552)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
1.2% / 1.1%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased (qm401) 12.4% / 11.7%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight (qm404) 5.6% / 6.1%
Better
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder (qm405) 49.3% / 48.2%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder (qm406) 0.7% / 1.1%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection (qm407) 0.3% / 2.0%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms (qm408) 2.5% / 3.3%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained (qm409) 0.0% / 0.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (qm410) 3.6% / 3.1%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm415) 88.6% / 93.9%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication (qm419) 19.8% / 14.6%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm430) 65.7% / 81.3%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication (qm434) 0.0% / 1.4%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened (qm451) 16.7% / 13.7%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication (qm452) 10.2% / 19.2%
Better
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers (qm453) 10.0% / 8.2%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm454) 92.0% / 93.8%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function (qm471) 86.9% / 80.3%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm472) 84.6% / 77.9%
Better

  Hospitals Near The Laurels of Kent

Quite often skilled nursing facilities and hospitals work closely together to help patients recover or manage a terminal illness. Hospitals deals with acute care while nursing homes treat patients for a longer period of time. New residents at skilled nursing homes typically come from a hospital and nursing home residents may be readmitted to a hospital if their recovery does not proceed well. (Hospital readmission rates are closely monitored by CMS.) Consequently it is important that you consider which hospitals are near a nursing home which choosing one. Below is a list of hospitals near The Laurels of Kent.

This information is based on the most recent Hospital data. Historical data is not available.

Hospital 5-Star Overall Rating
SPARROW IONIA HOSPITAL
3565 S STATE ROAD
IONIA, MI 48846
2
SPECTRUM HEALTH PENNOCK
1009 W GREEN ST
HASTINGS, MI 49058
3
SPECTRUM HEALTH UNITED HOSPITAL
615 S BOWER STREET
GREENVILLE, MI 48838
4
MERCY HEALTH SAINT MARY'S
200 JEFFERSON AVENUE SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503
4
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH - WEST
5900 BYRON CENTER AVENUE, SW
WYOMING, MI 49519
4
SPECTRUM HEALTH
100 MICHIGAN ST NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503
5
SHERIDAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
301 N MAIN ST
SHERIDAN, MI 48884
Not Available
PINE REST CHRISTIAN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
300 - 68TH STREET, SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49548
Not Available
FOREST VIEW PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL
1055 MEDICAL PARK SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49546
Not Available

  Medical Professionals Associated with The Laurels of Kent

These are the doctors who are affiliated with The Laurels of Kent. The data is from the most recent period. Historical data is not available.

  Local Nursing Homes

Below is a list of nursing homes in near The Laurels of Kent (including this home). This list is ranked based on the nursing home's health inspection scores (alse referred to as the "weighted all cycles score"). We also show the home's 5-star overall rating in the list. (If a nursing home has been flaged by CMS for abuse, we will added an icon (  ) to the home to indicate this.)

The data is based on the dataset as of May 01, 2024.

Name Health Inspection Score / Overall Rating
Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
10.667 / 5:
Corewell Health Greenville Hosp Rehab and Nsg Ctr
(GREENVILLE, MI)
11.333 / 5:
Holland Home Breton Rehabilitation and Living Centre
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
12 / 5:
The Oaks at Belmont
(BELMONT, MI)
15.333 / 5:
Edison Christian Health Center
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
24.667 / 5:
Mary Free Bed Sub-Acute Rehabilitation
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
25.333 / 5:
Mission Point Nsg and Physical Rehab Ctr of Belding
(BELDING, MI)
28 / 5:
Skld Ionia
(IONIA, MI)
31.333 / 4:
The Oaks at Byron Center
(BYRON CENTER, MI)
33.333 / 5:
Clark Retirement Community
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
36 / 4:
Mission Point Nsg and Phy Rehab Ctr of Cedar Springs
(CEDAR SPRINGS, MI)
37.333 / 4:
Valley Health Center
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
38 / 3:
St Anns Home
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
38 / 5:
Beacon Hill at Eastgate
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
38.667 / 4:
Holland Home - Raybrook Manor
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
44 / 5:
Corewell Health Rehab and Nursing Center - Kentridge
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
46 / 5:
Porter Hills Health Center
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
46 / 4:
Skld Wyoming
(WYOMING, MI)
52.667 / 4:
Thornapple Manor
(HASTINGS, MI)
56 / 5:
Mission Point Nsg and Phy Rehab Ctr of Forest Hills
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
57.333 / 3:
Corewell Health Gr Hosp Rehab and Nursing Ctr-Fuller
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
60.667 / 3:
Medilodge of Wyoming
(WYOMING, MI)
69.667 / 3:
Covenant Village of The Great Lakes
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
70 / 3:
Clearstream Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
(HASTINGS, MI)
80.667 / 3:
Mission Point Nsg and Phy Rehab Ctr of Greenville
(GREENVILLE, MI)
82.667 / 2:
Skld Leonard
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
88.5 / 2:
Valley View Care Center
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
121.333 / 2:
Samaritas Senior Living Grand Rapids Lodge
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
131.333 / 2:
Healthbridge Post-Acute Rehabilitation
(WYOMING, MI)
146 / 1:
The Laurels of Kent
(LOWELL, MI)
180.333 / 1:
Skld Beltline
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
197.833 / 1:
The Laurels of Sandy Creek
(WAYLAND, MI)
201 / 1:
Medilodge of Grand Rapids
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
219.667 / 2:
Mission Point Nsg and Phy Rehab Ctr of Grandville
(GRANDVILLE, MI)
255 / 2:
Corewell Health Rehab and Nursing Ctr - Leffingwell
(GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
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Best and Worst Nursing Homes in LOWELL, MI

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Ownership Details for The Laurels of Kent

A list of all of the registered owners for The Laurels of Kent. This includes direct and indirect owners and managers.

Noted Deficiencies for The Laurels of Kent

A list of all of the deficiencies for the facility. This includes a description, type of deficiency, incident date and when the facility reports that the incident was corrected.

Nursing Hours Analysis for The Laurels of Kent

How long a nurse spends with a resident can be an important factor in their recovery. This page shows the average nursing hours spent per resident for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, PTs and all licensed staff.

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