Located in Delavan, Wisconsin, Delavan Health Services is the sole facility we were able to find in this city. Sporting an overall rating of A-, this is undoubtedly a very impressive facility. Based on our ratings, this place is just about as as good as it gets. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile was its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Delavan Health Services
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Blood Administration
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category generally have few severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies aren't necessarily the end of the world.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing score is largely tied to a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 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 typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility also was given favorable short-term care grades this year. Indeed, we awarded them one of our more favorable scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Our short-term care grades are vital for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 4.5 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed was long-term care, in which this nursing home was given a B-. While this proved to be its least impressive category grade, this is nevertheless not a poor grade. In the area of long-term care, we focus on the amount of services offered by a facility, as opposed to more medically-intensive services. One of the data points we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. Fortunately, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its patients. This place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Delavan Health Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Delavan Health Services, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Delavan Health Services, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients who suffered a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Delavan Health Services, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who have suffered from UTI's. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Delavan Health Services, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which are administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Delavan Health Services, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Delavan Health Services, 6.45% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Delavan Health Services, 92.81% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Delavan Health Services, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Delavan Health Services, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Delavan Health Services, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Delavan Health Services, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Delavan Health Services, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Delavan Health Services, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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