With an address in Mount Calvary, Wisconsin, Villa Loretto Nursing Home is the lone nursing home we found there. After receiving an A overall grade, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the 100 best facilities in Wisconsin. This is an impressive accomplishment in a state with a long list of high-end facilities. As far as we can see, this place looks like a great choice for just about anybody. As you can see below, this nursing home performed equally well in our category grades. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
Villa Loretto Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place ended up being a great nursing home is it earned an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this very important area. Our inspection grades weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category usually have few severe deficiencies. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our nursing grade is mostly associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving residents at least once a day.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we looked at is long-term care. Adding to its superb resume, this nursing home also excelled in that area. In fact, we gave it a grade of of A- in the category. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our fourth area, this facility also excelled in our short-term care category. We gave it an A- for this area. This topped off a straight A report card. Our short-term care scores are thought to be more meaningful for folks needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. 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.
Villa Loretto Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 6.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents which are suffering from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 3.17% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term care residents who have sustained a UTI. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 13.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 15.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 6.45% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who are showing symptoms of depression. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 92.81% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 13.28% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Some experts believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 1.26 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Villa Loretto Nursing Home, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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