Sheboygan Health Services is a small nursing home in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. This nursing home received a very respectable overall rating of B+, which is better than quite a few of the facilities in Sheboygan. Based on our ratings, you can do much worse than this nursing home. The best part of this facility's impressive report card was its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Sheboygan Health Services
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
3129 Michigan Ave,
Sheboygan WI 53082
43.43% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall grade, we gave this facility an A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a grade of A for our short-term care grade. Our short-term care grade is commonly used to assess a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To offer high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. One reason for this facility's strong score in this area is it offers more care from registered nurses than a typical facility. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who returned to the community from this nursing home. It outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in the nation with 57.7 percent of its patients returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most facilities.
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This facility really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating analyzes the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This facility offers 3.2 hours of nursing care per patient per day, of which more than an hour of those were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the more highly skilled levels of nurses. In determining our nursing grades, we attach more weight to hours performed by registered nurses. Lastly, we also assessed certain nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these statistics as good measures of the caliber of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the final category, we awarded this facility a grade of D for the area of long-term care. This was the nursing home's weakest category score. Nevertheless, we wouldn't dwell on a single weak score. In a long-term care environment, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 97.61905 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Sheboygan Health Services Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sheboygan Health Services, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sheboygan Health Services, 3.34% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sheboygan Health Services, 3.01% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents that experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sheboygan Health Services, 13.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Sheboygan Health Services, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sheboygan Health Services, 6.7% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression. High levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sheboygan Health Services, 91.56% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sheboygan Health Services, 13.47% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sheboygan Health Services, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sheboygan Health Services, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Sheboygan Health Services, 74.73% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Sheboygan, WI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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