Lake Mills Health Services is a nursing home located in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, a city with a total of 8,273 people. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B+, which is a strong grade. You can definitely do much worse than this place. Fortunately, this place didn't have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+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

One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received a very impressive short-term care rating. In fact, short-term care turned out to be its best category. In that area, we gave this facility an A. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more than seven hours of care per week from registered nurses to each resident. This is really the gold standard in this area, as it's about 50% higher than the average facility's level of registered nurse staffing. The last metric we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in Wisconsin in this area with 58.9 percent of its residents returning home. With most nursing homes, less than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

This facility really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating weighs a handful of components, but the paramount one is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. This place provided 3.5 hours of nursing care per patient daily. Roughly one-fourth of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are among the most skilled nurses. This is a high percentage of skilled nursing care. We weight these hours performed by skilled nurses more in determining our nursing grades. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Inspection grades account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.

Long-term Care Quality

C
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Historical

Moving on to our next area, this facility received a decent long-term care grade. Although this was not quite as dominant as a few of its other category grades, this is really not a bad grade. In calculating these long-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's personal care services. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98.23009 percent of its patients. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.53 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had fewer hospitalizations than many nursing homes.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B+
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

Lake Mills Health Services Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Provider
B+
6.33%
State
B+
5.64%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a fall resulting in major injury.

Provider
A
0.88%
State
B
3.54%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents that sustained UTI's. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Provider
A-
0.9%
State
B
2.92%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
B+
11.71%
State
B+
12.1%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
A+
7.95%
State
B+
15.28%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could indicate a lower level of care.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
5.26%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A-
99.12%
State
B
93.65%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Some believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B
14.77%
State
B+
13.53%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Some experts believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical health.

Provider
B
17.09%
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. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.

Provider
B-
1.91
State
B+
1.35
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
B
17.09
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 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
D
15.82
State
B-
12.26
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

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

Provider
A-
75.71%
State
B+
74.45%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Fort Memorial Hospital 11.35 mi
611 Sherman Ave E Fort Atkinson Wisconsin 53538
(920) 568-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Watertown Regional Medical Center 12.98 mi
125 Hospital Drive Watertown Wisconsin 53098
(920) 261-4210
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Columbus Community Hospital 17.84 mi
1515 Park Ave Columbus Wisconsin 53925
(920) 623-2200
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Edgerton Hospital and Health Services 18.73 mi
11101 N Sherman Road Edgerton Wisconsin 53534
(608) 884-3441
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Stoughton Hospital 19.33 mi
900 Ridge St Stoughton Wisconsin 53589
(608) 873-6611
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Total Renal Care Inc 10.97 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
525 Handeyside Lane Fort Atkinson Wisconsin 53538
(920) 563-8665
Total Renal Care Inc 12.94 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
1905 Market Way Watertown Wisconsin 53094
(920) 206-0666
Bio-Medical Applications of Wisconsin, Inc. 19.05 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
2831 O'keeffe Ave Sun Prairie Wisconsin 53590
(608) 274-6358
Davita - Sun Prairie Dialysis 19.21 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
719 Bunny Trl Sun Prairie Wisconsin 53590
(608) 825-6556