The Neighbors of Dunn County is one of a mere two available nursing homes in Menomonie, Wisconsin. After receiving an A+ overall grade, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 50 best facilities in Wisconsin. We simply can not say enough favorable things about this place. Scroll down to find this place's category scores, which are equally impressive. You really can't do much better than a straight A profile.
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The Neighbors of Dunn County
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A+. Very few facilities performed as well in this area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively minor. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing rating includes quite a few datapoints, but the main consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our next area, this facility was awarded an excellent long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in that area. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 98.69281 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final area, this nursing home also received an impressive short-term care score, with a grade of A-. This rounded out an elusive straight A report card. Short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home 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. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Neighbors of Dunn County Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents who sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with poor nursing care. Better hygiene protocols reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 92.12% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' well-being.
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Neighbors of Dunn County, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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