Congregational Home is a small non-profit facility in Brookfield, Wisconsin. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the nation. Based on our ratings, you can't go wrong here. This nursing home also received very consistent grades in all four of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Brookfield, Wisconsin Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Brookfield, Wisconsin Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Brookfield, Wisconsin Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving an elite overall rating, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection rating. This is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. We were not able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was superb in the category of short-term care, where it received a score of A. Only a select group of nursing homes fared better in this area. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for individuals seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our next area, this nursing home received a strong long-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- in this area. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
The final category we analyzed is nursing. This facility was awarded a favorable nursing rating in our assessment, with a grade of B. Even though this was not quite as good as several of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of our stronger scores in that area. When computing a facility's nursing grade, we assess the quantity of hours nurses are seeing residents and the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0 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 avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Congregational Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Congregational Home, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Congregational Home, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Congregational Home, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who have sustained UTI's. While more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Congregational Home, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for several conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Congregational Home, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents that are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Congregational Home, 5.98% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Congregational Home, 92.12% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Congregational Home, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating. Many argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Congregational Home, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels. Some argue that mobility is important for residents' well-being.
In Congregational Home, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Congregational Home, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Congregational Home, 14.13 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Congregational Home, 76.01% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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