Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby is located in Colby, Wisconsin. This nursing home is a well above average facility, with an overall grade of B+. Based on our ratings, this place has quite a bit going for it. We also gave this nursing home phenomenal grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
702 W Dolf St,
Colby WI 54421
93.4% estimated occupancy 1
- 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 Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this facility earned an A+ inspection grade. This is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a facility. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being quite minor. 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a favorable short-term care grade. Indeed, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is frequently a meaningful measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. There are a number of datapoints within this area. Many of these datapoints reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is long-term care. This nursing home was awarded a better than average long-term care score in our assessment, with a B. This facility truly does not have any weak links. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in this category it is typically a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 97.74011 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who sustained UTI's. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 6.26% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 92.96% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who retained mobility levels. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Colonial Health & Rehabilitation of Colby, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
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