Located in Edgerton, Wisconsin, Edgerton Care Center is the only option we found there. It looks like this nursing home is among the more impressive facilities we looked at. A grade in this range requires high-end scores across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the country. Scroll down to find this facility's category ratings, which are also strong. It is hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Edgerton Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- 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
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in our short-term care category, where it earned an A. Our short-term care scores are critical for patients seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
This nursing home has received near flawless inspections recently. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite insignificant. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. Our nursing score considers many datapoints. The most important factor is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at was long-term care. This facility received an above average nursing grade in our assessment, with a grade of B. While this wasn't nearly as strong as some of its other scores, this remains one of the more favorable grades in that category. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Edgerton Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Edgerton Care Center, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Edgerton Care Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care. More supervision minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Edgerton Care Center, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that had a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Edgerton Care Center, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Edgerton Care Center, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Edgerton Care Center, 6.45% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Edgerton Care Center, 92.81% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Edgerton Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Edgerton Care Center, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Edgerton Care Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Edgerton Care Center, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Edgerton Care Center, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Edgerton Care Center, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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