Analysis Report of Nursing Homes in Wisconsin

Key metrics for nursing homes in Wisconsin including number and beds, staffing levels, occupancy, newest facilities, and more. Updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Wisconsin- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on June 30, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Wisconsin has a total of 326 active skilled nursing facilities with 24,603 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 5,892,539, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 239.50 persons in Wisconsin. There were 17,081 residents as June 30, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 69.43 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Wisconsin has added 50 new beds and lost 340 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Wisconsin and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.95 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.43 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.62 0.87
All Staff 4.00 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Wisconsin:

COVID-19 Infections in Wisconsin Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Wisconsin there were a total of 39 new cases and 39 new deaths among residents for the week ending June 30, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Wisconsin

Wisconsin added 1 new skilled nursing facilities and 50 beds over the past year. Below is list of the new facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
St Ann Health and Rehabilitation Center 50

Wisconsin lost 7 skilled nursing facilities and 340 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
Heritage of Elmwood Nh 34
Villa Loretto Nursing Home 50
Pine Haven Christian Home 50
Gundersen Tri-County Care Center 12
Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center 28
Wi Veterans Hm Macarthur Hall 116
St Ann Health and Rehabilitation Center 50

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for Wisconsin Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Wisconsin. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Wisconsin

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Grace Lutheran Communities - River Pines
206 N WILLSON DR
ALTOONA, WI
0.00
Masonic Center For Health and Rehab Inc
400 N MAIN ST
DOUSMAN, WI
0.00
Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation
206 W PROSPECT ST
THORP, WI
0.00
Ridgeview Terrace Long Term Care
2350 N DEWEY AVE
REEDSBURG, WI
0.67
Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake
910 BEAR PAW AVE
RICE LAKE, WI
2.67
Randolph Health Services
502 S HIGH ST
RANDOLPH, WI
2.67
Crest View Nursing Home
612 VIEW ST
NEW LISBON, WI
3.33
Twin Ports Health Services
1612 N 37TH ST
SUPERIOR, WI
4.00
Eastview Health and Rehabilitation Center
729 PARK ST
ANTIGO, WI
4.00
Cedar Crest Health Center
1702 S RIVER RD
JANESVILLE, WI
4.00

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Madison Health and Rehabilitation Center
110 BELMONT RD
MADISON, WI
681.50
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Silver Springs Health Care Center
1300 WEST SILVER SPRING DR
GLENDALE, WI
580.50
/
Ignite Medical Resort Oak Creek
2700 HONADEL BOULEVARD
OAK CREEK, WI
566.67
Waterfall Health of Brown Deer
7500 W DEAN RD
MILWAUKEE, WI
535.33
Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center
677 E STATE ST
BURLINGTON, WI
533.67
/
Minocqua Health and Rehab
9969 OLD HWY 70 RD
MINOCQUA, WI
491.17
Bradley Estates Nursing and Rehab LLC
6735 W BRADLEY RD
MILWAUKEE, WI
467.83
Southpointe Care and Rehab Center LLC
4500 W LOOMIS RD
GREENFIELD, WI
370.67
Allis Care Center
9047 W GREENFIELD AVE
WEST ALLIS, WI
365.50
Rating Not Available
Beaver Dam Health Care Center
410 ROEDL CT
BEAVER DAM, WI
336.00

Nursing Homes with the warning icon () have been flagged by CMS for abuse.

Skilled Nursing Homes in Wisconsin Compared to Nationwide

We have compared Wisconsin nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. Wisconsin performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 7.90 Lower
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 6.20 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 8.50 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 6.20 Higher
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 7.40 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 5.00 Higher
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 53.10 Lower
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.43 Higher
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.62 Lower
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.95 Higher
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.57 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 4.00 Higher
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.51 Higher
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.65 Higher
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.06 Lower
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 52.60 Higher
Registered Nurse Turnover 45.40 Lower
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.60 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.35 Lower
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.12 Lower
Number Of Fines 2.10 Lower
Fine Amount In Dollars 53,958.00 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 13.57 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 5.35 Lower
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 50.65 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 2.33 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 3.16 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 5.51 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.09 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 3.32 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 94.79 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 14.60 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 86.93 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 1.08 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 17.47 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 15.61 Lower
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 7.89 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 93.65 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 77.78 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 79.42 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 21.08 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 14.79 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.54 Lower
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.48 Higher

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