Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center is an average-sized nursing home in Menasha, Wisconsin. We gave this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the nation. As far as we can see, this nursing home looks like a wonderful choice for just about anybody. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category ratings, which are also strong.
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Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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On top of performing well overall, this facility also earned nearly flawless government inspections. Consequently, it earned one of our highest grades in that area with a grade of A+. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This facility was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing score is largely associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 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 minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to note the fact that this facility was awarded an elite score of A in our short-term care category. With our short-term care rating, we strive to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess the facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
In the last category, we gave this facility a grade of A+ for its long-term care rating. This finished off a very strong report card. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 94.53125 percent of its residents, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization 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.
Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 5.66% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 1.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who had a fall leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 10.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 9.48% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 94.63% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 15.93% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 21.23% of Residents
This is the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 21.23% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 12.04% of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Oakridge Gardens Rehabilitation & Memory Center, 59.14% of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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