Lakeview Health Center is a small government-owned facility located in West Salem, Wisconsin. Sporting an overall score of A+, this nursing home is one of the most impressive facilities we found. This is just about as good of a place as you're going to find. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category scores, which are equally impressive. You just can't do any better than a straight A profile.
Lakeview Health Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
962 E Garland St E,
West Salem WI 54669
97.4% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Unfortunately, it does not appear that we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a score of A+ for its long-term care grade. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. On top of patient-friendly nursing hour statistics, this nursing home's vaccination record was first-rate as well. Indeed, it vaccinated 98.870056 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Finally, we looked at the facility's number of hospitalizations. Although it had 2.39 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted metric was middle of the road due to it having some more complicated patients.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing grade is based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of training of those nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This place boasts a really impressive 5.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing high levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. With less than five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it fared as well as any facility the nation in this category.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the next area, this facility was given a highly favorable short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- in this area, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. In the area of short-term care, we strive to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home rather than remaining at the nursing home permanently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lakeview Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lakeview Health Center, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lakeview Health Center, 3.34% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lakeview Health Center, 3.01% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lakeview Health Center, 13.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lakeview Health Center, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lakeview Health Center, 6.7% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lakeview Health Center, 91.56% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lakeview Health Center, 13.47% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lakeview Health Center, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Lakeview Health Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lakeview Health Center, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
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