Dove Healthcare - Bloomer is a small facility in Bloomer, Wisconsin. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top 25 percent of all facilities in the nation. Based on our ratings, this place is really as good as it gets. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
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Dove Healthcare - Bloomer
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
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Best Nursing Home in Bloomer, Wisconsin Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Bloomer, Wisconsin Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Bloomer, Wisconsin Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite facility overall, this facility excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed this well in this area. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. 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.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. There are a variety of criteria within this category. Most of the datapoints relate to nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a fine short-term care score. This actually ended up being its third strongest category grade. In that category, this facility received a score of A-. In calculating our short-term care scores, we size up a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is considered to be a fair assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.5 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we scored was long-term care. We awarded this nursing home an acceptable grade in that category, with a grade of B-. Although this was not as high as a few of this facility's other grades, it is nevertheless not a major area of concern. If you are looking for anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care grades. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were pleased to discover that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dove Healthcare - Bloomer Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 5.98% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 92.12% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility.
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 14.13 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dove Healthcare - Bloomer, 76.01% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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