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Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: F
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Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center's website

517 E Division St,
Fond Du Lac WI 54935

(920) 921-6800

56.79% estimated occupancy 1

Please note our records indicate that Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.

Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center is a small nursing home located in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. This nursing home was given an F, which is really a bottom of the barrel score in our grading scheme. This place did not have any redeeming qualities. More information on this facility's category grades may be found below. Its best category is short-term care, which is discussed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a grade of C for our short-term care rating. In our short-term care category, we strive to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze the nursing home's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. We were surprised to find that this place was below average in the two key staffing areas we focus on. The facility offered fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other nursing homes. It is still important to determine whether this also correlates to a lower quality of care. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that returned home from this facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually well below average.

Facility Inspections

Grade: C

As it turns out, its government inspection reports were not the source of this nursing home's rock bottom overall grade. In fact, it received a C in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection ratings. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. This place was hit with 5 deficiencies on its government inspection report, but we were relieved to find that none were in any of the categories labeled G through L. This tells you it avoided the more serious categories of deficiencies. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.

Nurse Quality

Grade: F

Unfortunately, we gave this facility an F for its nursing grade. Our nursing grade assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the amount of time spent with residents. This place offered only 0.2 hours of nursing care per patient daily. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing grades. This facility fared well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: F

The last area we scored was long-term care, in which this facility was given a rock bottom grade in this category also. Sadly, it received an abysmal F for this category, which is obviously somewhat alarming. Long-term care scores in this range generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids, as well as the levels of routine medical care available. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 93.20388 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which happens to be a few points less than we anticipated but still a respectable figure. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually decent at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that suffered from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a fall resulting in severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents which are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 6.45% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care patients showing depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 92.81% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 21.75% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.28 Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Grancare Nursing and Rehab Center, 75.11% Percentage of Resident

Measures the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a measure of rehabilitation services.

Scores for Fond Du Lac, WI

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin has 5 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • St Agnes HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.18 miles away430 E Division St Fond Du Lac Wisconsin 54935Voluntary non-profit - Private(920) 929-2300
  • Fond Du Lac County Acute Psych UnitPsychiatric 0.21 miles away459 E First St Fond Du Lac Wisconsin 54935Government - Local(920) 929-3500
  • Waupun Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 18.9 miles away620 W Brown St Waupun Wisconsin 53963Voluntary non-profit - Private(920) 324-6512
  • Aurora Medical Ctr OshkoshAcute Care Hospitals 19.09 miles away855 N Westhaven Drive Oshkosh Wisconsin 54904Voluntary non-profit - Private(920) 456-6000
  • Ripon Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 19.8 miles away845 Parkside St Ripon Wisconsin 54971Voluntary non-profit - Private(920) 748-3101

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - Fond Du Lac Dialysis1.05 miles awayDialysis Unit 210 Wisconsin American Dr Fond Du Lac Wisconsin 54937Dialysis Stations: 9 (920) 907-0689
  • Fond Du Lac Dialysis Ctr2.62 miles away305 Camelot Dr Fond Du Lac Wisconsin 54935Dialysis Stations: 19 (920) 923-2333
  • Davita - Oshkosh Dialysis17.96 miles awayDialysis Unit 855 North Westhaven Drive Oshkosh Wisconsin 54904Dialysis Stations: 10 (920) 303-0650
  • Fresenius Medical Care Oshkosh LLC18.22 miles away2700 W 9th Ave Suite 101a Oshkosh Wisconsin 54904Dialysis Stations: 10 (920) 223-4990
  • Waupun Regional Dialysis18.8 miles away10 Beaver Dam St Waupun Wisconsin 53963Dialysis Stations: 12 (920) 324-6531