Baldwin Care Center is the sole nursing home we were able to find in Baldwin, Wisconsin. We awarded this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. We simply can not say enough great things about this nursing home. Scroll down to see this nursing home's category grades, which are equally impressive. You just can't do any better than a straight A report card.
Baldwin Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few places fared as well in this category. Our inspection scores are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many dominant grades, this facility was awarded a top-shelf long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that area. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. Once we assessed the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a life threatening condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility doesn't take any chances. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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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. There are a host of criteria included in this grade. Most of these criteria are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final area, this nursing home also received an excellent short-term care rating, with a grade of A-. This completed a very favorable report card. Our short-term care scores are likely most critical for folks in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually requires more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not just nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Baldwin Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Baldwin Care Center, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Baldwin Care Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Baldwin Care Center, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Baldwin Care Center, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Baldwin Care Center, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Baldwin Care Center, 6.45% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Baldwin Care Center, 92.81% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Baldwin Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Baldwin Care Center, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility.
In Baldwin Care Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Baldwin Care Center, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Baldwin Care Center, 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. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Baldwin Care Center, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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