Barron Care and Rehabilitation is in Barron, Wisconsin, a city with a total of 5,728 people. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the nation. Based on the data we reviewed, you can't go wrong here. Scroll down to see this facility's category ratings, which are equally impressive. You really can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Barron Care and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
660 E Birch Ave,
Barron WI 54812
57.6% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat 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
This nursing home also fared very well in the category of long-term care, where we gave it a score of A-. Only a select group of facilities fared better in this category. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. After we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 97.8022 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a deadly condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning our next category, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for its short-term care score. This is a very strong rating. In our short-term care grade, we strive to create a sound gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a nursing home's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the number of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
In our final area, this facility also was given a first-rate nursing score, with a grade of A-. This completed a rare straight A report card. We scrutinized the levels of nurses working for the facility, as well as the quantity of hours the nurses spent with residents, in determining our score in this category. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving a patient even once per day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Barron Care and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents who experienced a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 6.26% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents showing depressive symptoms. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 92.96% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is vital to patients health.
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Barron Care and Rehabilitation, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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