Wisconsin Veterans Home at King is a nursing home in King, Wisconsin, a city with a total of 108 people. Sporting an overall grade of A, this is without a doubt a phenomenal nursing home. This is really as good of a facility as you're going to find. This facility also received strong grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Wisconsin Veterans Home at King
- Nursing Home
- For people with disabilities
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
n2665 Cty Rd Qq,
King WI 54946
37.15% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - State
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Oncology Care
Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in King, Wisconsin Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Wisconsin Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in King, Wisconsin Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. The nursing score is based on numerous factors. The most important one is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Turning to inspections, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. We awarded it an A for that category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. We were not able to track down information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home was awarded a dominant score of A- in our long-term care area. Facilities that do well in this category typically provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 99.56332 percent of its patients. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we analyzed, this facility received an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility wrapped up a straight A profile. In computing our short-term care ratings, we look at a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This area is frequently a reliable assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. 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.
Wisconsin Veterans Home at King Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 7.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents that have pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 3.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall leading to severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 13.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 92.12% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 13.34% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 17.08% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, 17.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.