Bethany St Joseph Care Center is in La Crosse, Wisconsin, a city with 63,587 people. Featuring an overall score of A+, this facility is clearly a world class nursing home. You flat out can not do any better than this place. As you can see below, this place performed equally well in our category scores. We give this place two thumbs up!
Bethany St Joseph Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this facility also received a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A+. Inspection grades are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. We were not able to find deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This top notch nursing home also performed well in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 98.958336 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a dangerous ailment for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization 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. There are numerous subcategories included in this area. Most of these subcategories relate to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for its short-term care rating. This topped off a very strong report card. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This category is typically a reliable measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients that returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany St Joseph Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are typically given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 6.45% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 92.81% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany St Joseph Care Center, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.
Scores for La Crosse, WI
- Overall Rating has a grade of A
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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