Baldwin Care Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Baldwin, Wisconsin. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top five percent of all nursing homes in the United States. We really can't say enough great things about this facility. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category grades, which are equally impressive. You just can't do any better than a straight A profile.
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Baldwin Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection grades are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a score of A+ for its long-term care grade. Facilities that do well in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 99.02913 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a life threatening condition for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. In computing our nursing grades, we look at both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at 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 place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving residents even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we rated, this nursing home was given a very favorable grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home finished off a straight A profile. In our short-term care grade, we endeavor to create a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we considered in this area is the number of patients that were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Baldwin Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Baldwin Care Center, 2.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Baldwin Care Center, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who had falls which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Baldwin Care Center, 6.93% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Baldwin Care Center, 14.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Baldwin Care Center, 13.41% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care residents which were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Baldwin Care Center, 17.53% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. High levels of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Baldwin Care Center, 99.51% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Baldwin Care Center, 8.11% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many in the industry argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Baldwin Care Center, 9.69% of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Baldwin Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Baldwin Care Center, 9.69% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Baldwin Care Center, 10.77% of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Baldwin Care Center, 95.46% of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements.
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