Columbia Health Care Center is an average-sized government-owned nursing home located in Wyocena, Wisconsin. We gave this nursing home an A+ overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the United States. We could not find many bad things to say about this nursing home. Its grades are as good as they get. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's exemplary report card is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next section.
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Columbia Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a top-shelf long-term care grade. Indeed, this turned out to be this nursing home's second best category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.57265 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia can be a life or death condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home does not take any chances. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our nursing grade assesses many datapoints, most of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, we gave this nursing home an A+ for our short-term care grade. This finished off a very impressive profile. Short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to return home from the facility. We found that 5.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Columbia Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Columbia Health Care Center, 2.75% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Columbia Health Care Center, 3.85% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Columbia Health Care Center, 1.29% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could also be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Columbia Health Care Center, 11.21% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Columbia Health Care Center, 7.82% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Columbia Health Care Center, 0% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Columbia Health Care Center, 99.39% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Columbia Health Care Center, 12.79% 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 Columbia Health Care Center, 19.29% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that maintained mobility. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to patients physical and mental health.
In Columbia Health Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Columbia Health Care Center, 19.29% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Columbia Health Care Center, 18.05% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Columbia Health Care Center, 80.98% of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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