Newcare is the only facility located in Crivitz, Wisconsin. Sporting an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective patients. This nursing home truly has plenty of good features. This place also received very consistent grades in each of our categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this facility also earned top notch inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our better grades in that area, with an A. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to this nursing home's list of accomplishments, it also received a top-shelf short-term care score. We gave them a dominant strong of A- in this area. Our short-term care ratings are thought to be most important for folks requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents that returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Nursing scores are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we rated is long-term care, where this facility was given a grade of B. This facility did not turn out to have any weaknesses. When facilities receive this kind of score in this category it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility doesn't take any chances. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Newcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Newcare, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Newcare, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Newcare, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percent of long-term stay patients that have experienced UTI's. UTI's could be a sign of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Newcare, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Newcare, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Newcare, 6.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Newcare, 92.96% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Newcare, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Newcare, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Newcare, 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 a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Newcare, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Newcare, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.