Oak Park Place of Nakoma
4327 Nakoma Rd, Madison WI 53711 · (609) 225-3780 · 31.51% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Oak Park Place of Nakoma is a small nursing home located in Madison, Wisconsin. Featuring an overall score of A, this is clearly a first-rate facility. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the country. This place also received very consistent scores in all of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about these categories is available below.
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For profit - Partnership
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this facility also performed well in our inspections category, where it received a grade of A+. Very few nursing homes fared as well in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
To add to its top-shelf performance in other areas, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for its long-term care score. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. Clearly we were impressed 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 more positive scores in our short-term care category as well, with a grade of B+. Short-term care grades are typically used to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services To offer good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This facility is the gold standard when it comes to skilled nursing staffing. It offered roughly 1.5 times as many physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. The final metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Switching gears to the fourth category, this facility also performed admirably in the nursing category. We gave it a B+ in this area. This topped off a first-rate profile. The nursing rating consists of a handful of factors, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 8.5 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This was one of the more impressive totals we found. In addition, we found that a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. In addition to providing impressive levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the state in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Oak Park Place of Nakoma Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better