Homestead Health Services is a small nursing home located in New Holstein, Wisconsin. After receiving an A overall grade, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 100 best facilities in Wisconsin. This is an impressive achievement in a state with a long list of elite facilities. At the end of the day, this place would be a wonderful choice for just about anybody. Scroll down to see this nursing home's category grades, which are also impressive. It is hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Homestead Health Services
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1712 Monroe St,
New Holstein WI 53061
54.4% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a strong overall score, we gave this place an A+ for our inspections rating. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing grade weighs numerous subcategories. The most heavily weighted one is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third category, this nursing home was given first-rate long-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in this category. Facilities that do well in this category typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 94.44444 percent of its residents, which is higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category, this facility also was awarded a first-rate short-term care rating, with a grade of B+. This topped off a very impressive profile. In forming our short-term care scores, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Homestead Health Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Homestead Health Services, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Homestead Health Services, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often associated with lower quality nursing care. More supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Homestead Health Services, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients which have sustained UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Homestead Health Services, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percent of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Homestead Health Services, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients that are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Homestead Health Services, 6.26% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents showing signs of depression. Some experts would argue this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Homestead Health Services, 92.96% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Homestead Health Services, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Homestead Health Services, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Homestead Health Services, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Homestead Health Services, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.
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