Oak Ridge Care Center is a small nursing home located in Union Grove, Wisconsin. This proved to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing grade, which is addressed in the next section.
Oak Ridge Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In fact, nursing turned out to be its best category. In that area, we awarded this nursing home an A-. When computing a nursing home's nursing grade, we consider the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded an impressive short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher grades in that area with a score of B+. Our short-term care scores are thought to be most meaningful for folks needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes not merely nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that returned home from this facility. We found that 5.1 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was long-term care. We gave it a C in that area. This is a perfectly acceptable grade in this area. In calculating our long-term care scores, we size up the personal care received by the facility's residents. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated a relatively low 78.35052 percent of its patients, which is a bit of a concern. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.04 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.
Oak Ridge Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients which suffered from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who sustained a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 6.45% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 92.81% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Oak Ridge Care Center, 75.11% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements.
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