Lakeview Health Center is a facility in West Salem, Wisconsin. The city has a population of 7,619 people. With an overall rating of A+, this facility is one of the best facilities we assessed. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we rated it as one of the top 500 best facilities in the country. As you will find below, this nursing home performed equally well in our category ratings. We gave it a straight A report card!
Lakeview Health Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in West Salem, Wisconsin Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in West Salem, Wisconsin Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in West Salem, Wisconsin Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this place ended up being a great nursing home is it received an A+ inspection grade. This is as good as it gets in this category. Our inspection grades are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given an A+ for its long-term care score. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.9011 percent of its residents. This is a great way to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. In computing a nursing home's nursing grade, we weigh the quantity of hours nurses are seeing residents as well as the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the fourth category, this nursing home also performed well in the short-term care category. We awarded it a grade of A for that area. This rounded out truly elite profile. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to provide good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home 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. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lakeview Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lakeview Health Center, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lakeview Health Center, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which had a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lakeview Health Center, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay patients that sustained urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lakeview Health Center, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lakeview Health Center, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lakeview Health Center, 6.26% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lakeview Health Center, 92.96% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lakeview Health Center, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lakeview Health Center, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Lakeview Health Center, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lakeview Health Center, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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