Golden Age Manor is an average-sized government-owned facility located in Amery, Wisconsin. This nursing home proved to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end rating. In our view, this place is a no brainer for just about anybody. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's exemplary report card is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in nursing, where it earned an A. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. In computing a nursing home's nursing rating, we assess the quantity of hours nurses commit to residents and the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home provides 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Turning our next area, this facility was awarded a strong long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that area. When facilities receive this kind of score in this category it is typically a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.324326 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.75 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: B-May 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The next category we rated is short-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a strong grade of B. Our short-term care scores are crucial for individuals needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 42.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Golden Age Manor Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
A+
1.73%
State
B+
5.64%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
B
3.04%
State
B
3.54%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who have suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indicator of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.

Provider
C
3.85%
State
B
2.92%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
D
21.53%
State
B+
12.1%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure indicates the percent of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety drugs.

Provider
B
19.52%
State
B+
15.28%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.

Provider
B
1.38%
State
B
5.26%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Provider
A-
99.66%
State
B
93.65%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a resident's well-being.

Provider
C
19.43%
State
B+
13.53%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A
22.54%
State
B
18.07%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Provider
A
0.92
State
B+
1.35
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.

Provider
D
22.54
State
B
18.07
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.

Provider
B+
8.94
State
B-
12.26
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Provider
A+
88.14%
State
B+
74.45%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Amery Hospital & Clinic 0.54 mi
265 Griffin Street East Amery Wisconsin 54001
(715) 268-0300
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
St Croix Regional Medical Center 15.29 mi
235 State Street Saint Croix Falls Wisconsin 54024
(715) 483-0556
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Westfields Hospital and Clinic 15.74 mi
535 Hospital Rd New Richmond Wisconsin 54017
(715) 243-2600
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Ladd Memorial Hospital 16.22 mi
2600 65th Avenue Osceola Wisconsin 54020
(715) 294-2111
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Amery Dialysis of Davita 0.53 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
970 Elden Ave Amery Wisconsin 54001
(715) 268-4288
St Croix Falls Dialysis of Davita 15.01 mi
Dialysis Stations: 9
744 Louisiana St East Saint Croix Falls Wisconsin 54024
(715) 483-1555