Burnett Medical Center is located in Grantsburg, Wisconsin, a city with 4,643 people. Sporting an overall rating of A-, this facility is ranked among the higher-rated facilities we looked at. This is just about as good of a nursing home as you'll find. As you can find below, this nursing home also performed just fine in our category ratings. It's hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Burnett Medical Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
257 W St George Ave,
Grantsburg WI 54840
71.4% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great facility overall, it also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections are virtually flawless. Our inspection grades are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. The nursing grade includes a number of factors. The most heavily weighted variable is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provides 3.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some quality-based measures in this category. This nursing home fared well in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. By way of illustration, in terms of the number of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this facility performed better than the national average. This is generally an indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented with better nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this facility, we gave them one of our better scores in our long-term care category as well, with a B+. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 98.48485 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.39 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our final category, this nursing home received an extremely favorable short-term care rating. Even though this was not as good as many of its other grades, this is nevertheless one of the stronger grades a facility can receive. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This rating is often a meaningful measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Burnett Medical Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Burnett Medical Center, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Burnett Medical Center, 3.34% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term residents which had falls resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Burnett Medical Center, 3.01% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Burnett Medical Center, 13.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Burnett Medical Center, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Burnett Medical Center, 6.7% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Burnett Medical Center, 91.56% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Burnett Medical Center, 13.47% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Burnett Medical Center, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Burnett Medical Center, 1.26 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. Staying out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Burnett Medical Center, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
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