With an address in Whitehall, Wisconsin, Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd is one of just a couple available nursing homes in this city. This nursing home is an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive grades that we offer. Based on our ratings, this nursing home is simply as good as it gets. Headlining this facility's stellar report card is its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
w20410 State Rd 121,
Whitehall WI 54773
98.23% estimated occupancy 1
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively insignificant. Unfortunately, it does not look like we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility was awarded a dominant score of A in our long-term care area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.04 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than most nursing homes.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. The nursing rating includes a host of subcategories. The most important factor is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our fourth category, this nursing home was given a strong short-term care rating. In fact, we gave it a B+ in this area, completing one of our better profiles. In computing these short-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to devise a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. We were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last metric we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 6.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 3.34% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 3.01% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that sustained UTI's. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 13.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 15.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 6.7% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 91.56% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 13.47% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Trempealeau Cty Hcc Imd, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
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