Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is one of just two nursing homes in Stoughton, Wisconsin. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is a very strong rating. Based on our analysis, this nursing home is simply as good as it gets. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its nursing score. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph

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Non profit - Church related

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 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 top of being a first rate facility overall, this facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it earned an A. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. Our nursing grade features several datapoints. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home boasts a really impressive 4.8 hours of nursing care per patient each day, of which a significant percentage was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly skilled levels of nurses. This is among the higher totals of nursing hours we found. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. With under 5 percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

We also would like to point out the fact that this nursing home received a high-end score of A in our short-term care category. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who returned home from this nursing home. This place performed better than most nursing homes with 49.8 percent of its patients returning home.

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Another quality feature of this facility is its inspection grade. In that category, we gave this nursing home a score of A-. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: DFeb 19: DMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The last area we rated is long-term care, in which this facility was given a grade of B-. Although this turned out to be its worst category rating, this is still not a terrible score. In calculating our long-term care scores, we size up the assistance with daily living received by the facility's patients. In addition to above average nursing hour statistics, this facility's vaccination record is favorable as well. In fact, this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. This combination proved to be effective as this place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.83 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

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

Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
A-
4.66%
State
B+
5.64%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This measures the percent of long-term care residents who experienced a fall which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.

Provider
D
6.14%
State
B
3.54%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.

Provider
B-
2.65%
State
B
2.92%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
C
18.94%
State
B+
12.1%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
A+
5.13%
State
B+
15.28%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
D
8.33%
State
B
5.26%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
93.65%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's health.

Provider
A
7.85%
State
B+
13.53%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.

Provider
A
23.08%
State
B
18.07%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Provider
B+
1.38
State
B+
1.35
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Provider
D
23.08
State
B
18.07
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.

Provider
F
19.04
State
B-
12.26
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.

Provider
A-
77.02%
State
B+
74.45%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Stoughton Hospital 0.17 mi
900 Ridge St Stoughton Wisconsin 53589
(608) 873-6611
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Edgerton Hospital and Health Services 10.24 mi
11101 N Sherman Road Edgerton Wisconsin 53534
(608) 884-3441
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Ssm Health St Mary's Hospital - Madison 13.61 mi
700 South Park St Madison Wisconsin 53715
(608) 251-6100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Unitypoint Health - Meriter 13.92 mi
202 S Park St Madison Wisconsin 53715
(608) 417-6000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
University of Wi Hospitals & Clinics Authority 15.51 mi
600 Highland Avenue Madison Wisconsin 53792
(608) 261-0025
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Mercy Health System Corp 18.46 mi
1000 Mineral Point Ave Janesville Wisconsin 53548
(608) 756-6080
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Fort Memorial Hospital 19.21 mi
611 Sherman Ave E Fort Atkinson Wisconsin 53538
(920) 568-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fresenius Medical Care - Madison Capitol 12.54 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 35
2840 Index Road Madison Wisconsin 53713
(608) 229-7222
Wi Dialysis Inc - Fitchburg Clinic 12.68 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
3034 Fish Hatchery Road Madison Wisconsin 53713
(608) 270-5600
Wi Dialysis Inc - East 16.27 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
4600 American Pkwy, Suite 108 Madison Wisconsin 53718
(608) 243-3003
Bio-Medical Applications of Wisconsin, Inc. 16.6 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
2831 O'keeffe Ave Sun Prairie Wisconsin 53590
(608) 274-6358
Davita - Sun Prairie Dialysis 17.26 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
719 Bunny Trl Sun Prairie Wisconsin 53590
(608) 825-6556
Davita - Janesville 18.21 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1305 Woodman Rd Janesville Wisconsin 53545
(608) 741-4181
Bio-Medical Applications of Wisconsin, Inc. 18.3 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
1407 Creston Park Dr Janesville Wisconsin 53545
(608) 752-6362
Mercy Regional Dialysis Center 18.51 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
903 Mineral Point Avenue Janesville Wisconsin 53548
(608) 741-3814