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Capitol Lakes

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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Capitol Lakes's website

333 W Main St,
Madison WI 53703

(608) 283-2000

53.88% estimated occupancy 1

Capitol Lakes is located in Madison, Wisconsin. This city is one of the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the nation with has a population of 272,940 people. With an overall score of A, this is without a doubt an elite nursing home. Based on our assessment, this facility is just about as as good as it gets. This nursing home was also given impressive scores in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of short-term care. In calculating our short-term care scores, we scrutinize a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is more often than not a meaningful measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 7.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive category grades, this facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it earned an A. Inspection scores are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Places that receive favorable grades in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing grades are based in large part on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the last category we rated, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of B+ in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility rounded out a very strong profile. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the amount of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Capitol Lakes Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Capitol Lakes, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Capitol Lakes, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely associated with poor nursing care. More supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Capitol Lakes, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Capitol Lakes, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Capitol Lakes, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Capitol Lakes, 6.26% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Capitol Lakes, 92.96% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Capitol Lakes, 13.23% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Capitol Lakes, 20.17% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: D

In Capitol Lakes, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Capitol Lakes, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In Capitol Lakes, 13.08 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Capitol Lakes, 75.51% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for Madison, WI

  • Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Madison, Wisconsin has 6 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Unitypoint Health - MeriterAcute Care Hospitals 0.79 miles away202 S Park St Madison Wisconsin 53715Voluntary non-profit - Private(608) 417-6000
  • Ssm Health St Mary's Hospital - MadisonAcute Care Hospitals 1.06 miles away700 South Park St Madison Wisconsin 53715Voluntary non-profit - Private(608) 251-6100
  • University of Wi Hospitals & Clinics AuthorityAcute Care Hospitals 2.15 miles away600 Highland Avenue Madison Wisconsin 53792Government - Hospital District or Authority(608) 261-0025
  • Stoughton HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 13.67 miles away900 Ridge St Stoughton Wisconsin 53589Voluntary non-profit - Private(608) 873-6611

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fresenius Medical Care - Madison Capitol3.04 miles away2840 Index Road Madison Wisconsin 53713CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 35 (608) 229-7222
  • Wi Dialysis Inc - Fitchburg Clinic3.42 miles away3034 Fish Hatchery Road Madison Wisconsin 53713CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (608) 270-5600
  • Wi Dialysis Inc - East7.22 miles away4600 American Pkwy, Suite 108 Madison Wisconsin 53718CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (608) 243-3003
  • Bio-Medical Applications of Wisconsin, Inc.8.47 miles away2831 O'keeffe Ave Sun Prairie Wisconsin 53590Dialysis Stations: 17 (608) 274-6358
  • Davita - Sun Prairie Dialysis8.98 miles away719 Bunny Trl Sun Prairie Wisconsin 53590Dialysis Stations: 12 (608) 825-6556