Samaritan Health Center is a large government-owned nursing home located in West Bend, Wisconsin. It looks like this nursing home is among the best nursing homes we found. A grade in this range requires excellent marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the United States. Headlining this facility's exemplary report card is its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 131 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Government - County

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this facility also received an A+ inspection rating. This is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

On the list of its many high-end scores, this nursing home received first-rate short-term care score. In fact, it received a score of A in this category. Short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the facility. This place fared as well as just about any facility in Wisconsin with 66.6 percent of its patients returning home. At most facilities, less than half of their short-stay patients ever return home.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: B+Mar 20: AApr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

The third area we analyzed is long-term care. Contributing to its impressive profile, this nursing home also performed well in that area. In fact, it received a grade of of A for the category. When nursing homes receive this type of score in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.43977 percent of its patients. This is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the nursing home population. This place also keeps its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 1.59 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Turning to our final category, this facility also excelled in our nursing category. We awarded it an A- in that area. This rounded out a straight A report card. Nursing ratings are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averages 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed certain nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as predictive measures of the caliber of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Samaritan Health Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
B+
5.76%
State
B+
5.64%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
C
4.76%
State
B
3.54%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.

Provider
C
3.37%
State
B
2.92%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Provider
A-
9.07%
State
B+
12.1%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
B
18.77%
State
B+
15.28%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
B+
1.17%
State
B
5.26%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
B
97.64%
State
B
93.65%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B
14.23%
State
B+
13.53%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
A-
21.27%
State
B
18.07%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
B
1.64
State
B+
1.35
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
C
21.27
State
B
18.07
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

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 having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.

Provider
C
13.4
State
B-
12.26
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
A-
75.26%
State
B+
74.45%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

St Josephs Community Hospital of West Bend 5.24 mi
3200 Pleasant Valley Road West Bend Wisconsin 53095
(262) 334-5533
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Aurora Medical Ctr Washington County 12.22 mi
1032 E Sumner St Hartford Wisconsin 53027
(262) 673-2300
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Ascension Columbia St Mary's Hospital Ozaukee 17.1 mi
13111 N Port Washington Rd Mequon Wisconsin 53097
(414) 585-1374
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church

Nearby Dialysis

Fresenius Medical Care Midwest West Bend 2.54 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
2050 Continental Dr West Bend Wisconsin 53095
(262) 306-2700
Fresenius Medical Care Milwaukee, LLC 8.59 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
631 Lous Way Slinger Wisconsin 53086
(262) 644-1180
Davita - Cedarburg 12.97 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
n54 W 6135 Mill Street Cedarburg Wisconsin 53012
(262) 376-8011
Total Renal Care Inc 14.5 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
w175 n11056 Stonewood Dr Germantown Wisconsin 53022
(262) 251-4047
Total Renal Care Inc 17.49 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
n87 w17301 Main St Menomonee Falls Wisconsin 53051
(262) 253-9768
Chicot Dialysis LLC 18.66 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
9127 N 76th St Milwaukee Wisconsin 53223
(414) 354-4319