Care and Rehab - Boscobel is a nursing home in Boscobel, Wisconsin. This city has 5,269 people. After receiving an A overall grade, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 100 nursing homes in Wisconsin. This is an impressive feat in a state with a long list of high-end nursing homes. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this place. This also appears to be a very consistent nursing home with consistent ratings in all of our categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
Care and Rehab - Boscobel
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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 Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our long-term care rating. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In addition, this facility also received a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that area with a score of A. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a high-end short-term care grade. This actually ended up being this facility's third most impressive category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Our short-term care scores are important for residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a vast scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this area is the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
In the final category we scored, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A- in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off a straight A profile. When computing our nursing scores, we factor in both nursing hours and the training levels of those nurses. This nursing home averages 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Care and Rehab - Boscobel Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients who sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 6.26% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression could reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 92.96% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' mental and physical health.
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Care and Rehab - Boscobel, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.
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