Tomah Nursing and Rehab is the only facility we found in Tomah, Wisconsin. We awarded this facility an overall grade of C. A score in this range requires some solid scores. Based on our assessment, this place likely wouldn't be a bad choice. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's report card is its remarkable nursing grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Tomah Nursing and Rehab
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1505 Butts Ave,
Tomah WI 54660
56.62% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall score, this facility really excelled in the category of nursing, where it received an A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with nurse staffing levels. This facility provided 3.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, we gave this facility a B+ in our short-term care category. This happens to be one of our better scores. In calculating our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This score is considered to be a fair assessment of a facility's rehabilitation. This place excelled in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It provided more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than the typical facility. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. This place performed respectably with 47.7 percent of its residents able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a decent grade in the area of long-term care, with a grade of C. With our long-term care score, we focus on the amount of services provided by a facility, as well as some quality measures. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 95.652176 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is more than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. While it had 2.49 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted metric was not too far off the national average.
The final category we assessed is inspections. This nursing home did not receive favorable inspection reports in recent years. In fact, we gave it an F in this category. This ended up pulling down this facility's overall score significantly. For nursing homes that received this bad of an inspection score, we would scrutinize the severe deficiencies on its inspection report. This facility was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. The only positive thing we found is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that indicate that they posed a threat to patient safety or health. Lastly, we would like to point out that this nursing home received significant government fines recently amounting to over $100,000. This generally signifies that a bad performance has been an issue for multiple years.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Tomah Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 3.34% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients who sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 3.01% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 13.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 6.7% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 91.56% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 13.47% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Tomah Nursing and Rehab, 74.73% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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