Vernon Manor is the only option located in Viroqua, Wisconsin. With an A overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the country. This is really as good of a place as you're going to find. Headlining this facility's exemplary profile is its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this facility earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a strong short-term care grade. This actually is this nursing home's second most impressive category score. In that area, this facility received a grade of A-. Our short-term care grades are probably more critical for those requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. This includes not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. The nursing grade is based on several factors. The most important factor is the number of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our next category, this facility received an extremely favorable long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it an A- in this category, giving this facility straight A's. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. Once we finished looking at the amount of nursing care, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.53271 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a life threatening ailment for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Vernon Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Vernon Manor, 6.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Vernon Manor, 3.27% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Vernon Manor, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Vernon Manor, 13.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Vernon Manor, 15.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Vernon Manor, 6.26% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Vernon Manor, 92.96% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Vernon Manor, 13.23% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Vernon Manor, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Vernon Manor, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Vernon Manor, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Vernon Manor, 13.08 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Vernon Manor, 75.51% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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