Maplewood of Sauk Prairie is an average-sized facility located in Sauk City, Wisconsin. This proved to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B+. Based on the data we reviewed, you could do much worse than this place. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category ratings, which are also strong. It is hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Maplewood of Sauk Prairie
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a quality facility overall, this facility really excelled in our short-term care rating, where it earned an A-. Few facilities performed better in this category. In calculating these short-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to create a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes 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. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of patients who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
In addition, this facility also earned excellent government inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that area, with an B+. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. Nursing ratings are primarily tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home 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 often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning patients at least once a day.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we graded is long-term care, in which this nursing home was awarded a grade of B. This nursing home ended up being relatively strong in each category we looked at. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.03537 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Maplewood of Sauk Prairie Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 6.26% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 92.96% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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