Elroy Health Services is the sole option we identified in Elroy, Wisconsin. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a decent rating. You could definitely do worse than this nursing home. One of the highlights of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Elroy Health Services
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
307 Royall Ave PO Box 167,
Elroy WI 53929
80.74% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Radiation Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
This facility's overall score was propped up by the fact that it has received favorable inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our better scores in that category, with a B+. This is a much better score than the nursing home's overall grade. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection grades. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite insignificant. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
One of the other reasons we graded this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we gave this nursing home an B. Our nursing rating is based on a host of factors. The most heavily weighted variable is the quantity of hours nurses spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a positive short-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of B in that area, which happens to be one of our more favorable scores. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this area is the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is long-term care, which proved to be this facility's worst area. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in this category. Sadly, this grade pulled down the nursing home's overall profile to a certain degree. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. One of the data points we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccinations. Thankfully, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this nursing home also keeps its patients out of the hospital. It had just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elroy Health Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elroy Health Services, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elroy Health Services, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care residents that have sustained falls leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elroy Health Services, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients which have sustained UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric can be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elroy Health Services, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elroy Health Services, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elroy Health Services, 6.26% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elroy Health Services, 92.96% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elroy Health Services, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elroy Health Services, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to residents' health.
In Elroy Health Services, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elroy Health Services, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Elroy Health Services, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Elroy Health Services, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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