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 nursing home is undoubtedly a first-rate nursing home. Based on our analysis, this facility is just about as as good as it gets. This facility was also given phenomenal grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
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Short-term Care Quality
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. 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. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its fine resume, this nursing home also was given a strong long-term care grade, with a grade of A. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Racking up yet another strong category grade, this facility also excelled in inspections, where it earned an A. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
In the final category we rated, this nursing home was given a very strong grade of A- in our nursing category. With this score, the nursing home wrapped up a straight A report card. In computing a nursing home's nursing score, we assess the amount of time nurses are caring for patients and the levels of training of the nurses. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Capitol Lakes Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Capitol Lakes, 11.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay patients that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Capitol Lakes, 7.22% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Capitol Lakes, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term care patients which suffered from UTI's. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Capitol Lakes, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Capitol Lakes, 4.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Capitol Lakes, 3.61% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Capitol Lakes, 98.33% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Capitol Lakes, 7.06% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Capitol Lakes, 20% of Residents
This is the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Capitol Lakes, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Capitol Lakes, 20% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Capitol Lakes, 11.9% of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Capitol Lakes, 72.1% of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living generally correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Madison, WI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
Looking for more options? Madison, Wisconsin has 4 other nursing homes
- 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
- 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