Located in Verona, Wisconsin, Badger Prairie Hcc is one of a mere two nursing homes in the city. With an overall grade of A, this is clearly a superb nursing home. We rated this facility in the 100 best nursing homes in Wisconsin, which is a distinguished list. This facility was also given impressive ratings in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Badger Prairie Hcc
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, it also performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many facilities performed better in this area. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically have few of these 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many elite scores, this facility was given first-rate long-term care score. In fact, we gave it a score of A in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 96.84466 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Nursing scores are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving residents more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this nursing home also received an impressive short-term care rating, with a grade of A-. This completed a very favorable report card. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents 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.
Badger Prairie Hcc Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This measures the percent of long-term stay residents who experienced a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents that are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 6.26% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 92.96% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Some experts argue that mobility is critical to patients well-being.
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Badger Prairie Hcc, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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