Wilton Retirement Community is in Wilton, Iowa. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A score in this range requires strong scores in most areas. You could definitely do much worse than this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Wilton Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of faring well overall, this nursing home also received nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it received one of our highest scores in that area with an A+. Inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means that the inspectors did not deem 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home performed well in our long-term care category. As a result, we gave it a grade of A- for that area, which turns out to be one of our highest scores. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 91.50944 percent of its patients. This is a few points lower than we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our better scores in our short-term care category as well, with a grade of B. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
The next area we graded is nursing, where this nursing home was awarded a B-. This was this facility's weakest category. This is nevertheless not a bad grade. In calculating our nursing ratings, we factor in both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This figure is far below average. Lastly, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this facility actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wilton Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wilton Retirement Community, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wilton Retirement Community, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wilton Retirement Community, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay residents which experienced a UTI. UTI's may be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wilton Retirement Community, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wilton Retirement Community, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly used to treat patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wilton Retirement Community, 4.77% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some argue that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wilton Retirement Community, 94.58% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wilton Retirement Community, 16.85% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wilton Retirement Community, 20.59% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Wilton Retirement Community, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wilton Retirement Community, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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