Located in Blair, Wisconsin, Grand View Care Center is the sole facility we found there. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end rating. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. If you scroll down, you can see this facility's category grades, which are also quite good.
Grand View Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home has received nearly flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection ratings. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are quite insignificant. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report, which is still very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Nursing scores are largely associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving a patient even once per day.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was long-term care. Adding to its dominant profile, this nursing home also excelled in this area. In fact, we awarded it a of A- in the category. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.173515 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid negative health outcomes for the aged 65 and up population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next category, this nursing home also performed admirably in our short-term care category. We gave it a grade of B+ in this category. This finalized a very impressive profile. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grand View Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grand View Care Center, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grand View Care Center, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grand View Care Center, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grand View Care Center, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grand View Care Center, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term residents that are given antianxiety medication. These medications are generally used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grand View Care Center, 6.26% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grand View Care Center, 92.96% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grand View Care Center, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grand View Care Center, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Grand View Care Center, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grand View Care Center, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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