Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford is the lone option located in Medford, Wisconsin. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive scores. This is really as good of a place as you'll find. The best part of this nursing home's impressive profile is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section
Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection grades are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was dominant in the category of short-term care, where it received a score of A. Few facilities performed better in this area. Short-term care ratings are meaningful for individuals in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. This includes a wide range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. We assessed the qualifications of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses spent with patients, in determining our rating in this category. This nursing home averages 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we rated was this facility's poorest area. However, even in its weakest link we still awarded it a respectable grade of C for our long-term care category. In a long-term care setting, the primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 6.26% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 92.96% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is important to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Aspirus Care & Rehab-Medford, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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