With an address in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire is one of just a few available nursing homes in this area. This nursing home is an A+ facility, which is the very best rating. We could not find many bad things to say about this facility. Its ratings are impeccable. This also is a very consistent facility with consistent ratings in all four of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has 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
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first-rate facility overall, this facility also excelled in our short-term care rating, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. In our short-term care category, we try to forge a fair gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at the facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 7.2 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
The next category we looked at was inspections, where this facility also received an A+ grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at was long-term care. Contributing to its first-rate resume, this facility also excelled in that category. In fact, it received a of A in that area. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the last category, this nursing home also was given an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. This rounded out a very impressive report card. The nursing rating includes quite a few components, however, the paramount one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of turning residents more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire Quality Metrics
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which suffered falls resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents which are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 6.45% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 92.81% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of 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 Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
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