Little Chute Health Services is the lone nursing home located in Little Chute, Wisconsin. Sporting an overall rating of C, this is likely a middle of the pack facility. This place seems to have a few things going for it. The best part of this nursing home's profile was is its nursing grade. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph.
Little Chute Health Services
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home's best category score came in nursing. In this area, we gave this nursing home a B. It outperformed most facilities in this category. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours the nurses worked with residents, in determining our grade in this area. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
This facility's inspection grade also was better than its overall score. Due to a quality inspection report this year, it earned one of our better grades in that area with a B. Our inspection grades are tied to several 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 facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at is short-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. It actually outperformed most facilities in this area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we look at a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is considered to be a fair measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's worst area was long-term care, which is the final area we scored. We gave it an F in this category. Even with some solid grades in other categories, this grade is still concerning so we would like to to make sure you are aware. Facilities that don't fare well in long-term care typically are not as well-staffed and are lagging in some of the areas of routine healthcare services we looked at. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 92.537315 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is slightly less than we expected but still a respectable figure. To our surprise, this place was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Little Chute Health Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Little Chute Health Services, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Little Chute Health Services, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Little Chute Health Services, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Little Chute Health Services, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Little Chute Health Services, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Little Chute Health Services, 6.45% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Little Chute Health Services, 92.81% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Little Chute Health Services, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Little Chute Health Services, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Little Chute Health Services, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Little Chute Health Services, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Little Chute Health Services, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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