Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids is an average-sized facility in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This nursing home received an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable rating. This place definitely has plenty of good features. This facility is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this ended up being a great nursing home is that it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this very important area. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
An additional strong feature for this nursing home is that it was awarded an impressive short-term care score. In fact, this wound up being its second best category grade. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B+. In determining these short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to devise a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was awarded favorable long-term care grades this year. In fact, we gave it one of our stronger grades in that area, with a score of B. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 96.02649 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is more than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
The final category we analyzed was nursing. In this area, we awarded this facility an acceptable grade of B-. This is this facility's weakest category. There are a number of data points included in this category. Most of these subcategories reflect staffing levels. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a relatively low total compared with most other nursing homes. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. In fact, it scored well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care patients which suffered falls resulting in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely linked to a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents which were prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 5.98% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 92.12% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 14.13 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Edenbrook of Wisconsin Rapids, 76.01% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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