Norwood Health Ctr-Central is a small government-owned facility located in Marshfield, Wisconsin. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top five percentile of all facilities in the country. As far as we can see, this nursing home ought to be a no brainer for most people. Headlining this place's stellar report card is its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
Norwood Health Ctr-Central
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1600 N Chestnut Ave,
Marshfield WI 54449
54.68% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a strong overall score, we gave this nursing home an A+ for inspections. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility an A+. When computing a facility's nursing score, we assess the amount of time nurses are caring for residents as well as the level of licensure of the nurses. This facility provides an incredible 6.8 hours of nursing care per resident daily. Out of this total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing high levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in several of the quality measures we assessed. With less than 5 percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category.
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Long-term Care Quality
An additional strength for this facility was long-term care, where it received an A+ score. This is just about as good as it gets in this area. When nursing homes receive this type of score in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to very favorable nursing hour statistics, this facility's vaccination data was first-rate as well. In fact, this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. This combination proved to be successful as this nursing home was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we rated, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home rounded out a straight A report card. In crafting our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to devise a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Norwood Health Ctr-Central Quality Metrics
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 3.34% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents that experienced a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 3.01% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients who have had urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 6.7% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 91.56% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 13.47% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Norwood Health Ctr-Central, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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