American Lutheran Home-Mondovi is a small non-profit nursing home located in Mondovi, Wisconsin. This facility is one of the top nursing homes we found. A score in this range requires excellent marks across the board. We could not find many negative things to say about this facility. Its scores are impeccable. As you will see below, this facility also performed well in our category grades. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
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American Lutheran Home-Mondovi
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection grades weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category tend to have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was dominant in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A. Few facilities received a better grade in this area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This area is generally a reliable assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this category is the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing rating is based on a variety of datapoints. The most important variable is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Wisconsin in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving residents more often.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored is this facility's poorest category. Nevertheless, even its weakest link would likely be a strength for most nursing homes. In fact, we gave it a favorable grade of B for long-term care. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
American Lutheran Home-Mondovi Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 92.12% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 14.13 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In American Lutheran Home-Mondovi, 76.01% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
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