Marshfield Clinic Comfort and Recovery-Wausau
2727 Plaza Dr, Wausau WI 54401 · (715) 847-1831 · 16.66% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Marshfield Clinic Comfort and Recovery-Wausau is a very-small non-profit nursing home located in Wausau, Wisconsin. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a phenomenal grade. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it ahead of most of the nursing homes in Wausau, which has a decent selection of facilities. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive.
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Non profit - Corporation
In addition to performing well overall, this facility earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it earned one of our best scores in that area with a grade of A+. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its impressive accomplishments in other areas, we gave this facility a grade of A- for its long-term care score. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. It goes without saying that we were satisfied with what we found for this category.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this nursing home, we awarded them one of our higher grades in our short-term care category as well, with a B+. In determining our short-term care scores, we size up the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is generally a meaningful assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. It does not appear that this facility provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last item we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The final category we assessed is nursing, where this facility was given a grade of B+. This topped off a first-rate report card. Few facilities received a B+ or better in every category. Our nursing rating assesses several subcategories, but the main consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.