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Whispering Creek

  • Date Updated: May 01, 2024
  • Address: 102 EAST NORTH STREET, JANESVILLE
    MN 56048
  • Phone: 507-231-5113
  • Website: ) Click Here
  • Medicare Provider Number: 245440
  • Participating in Medicare Since: February 01, 1987
  • No. of Certified Beds: 35
  • No. of Residents: 28
  • Occupancy: 80.00% ( as of 05/12/2024 )
  • Amount Fined: $657.80
  • Complaints Filed: 0

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  About Whispering Creek

Whispering Creek, located in JANESVILLE, MN, is a government owned organization that accepts Medicare and Medicaid. It is not part of a continuing care retirement community. It is located not in a hospital. Whispering Creek offers a range of services including skilled nursing, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and specialized memory care. The center is equipped with modern amenities and a supportive environment designed to enhance the quality of life for its residents. With a focus on personalized care plans and community engagement.

  • Whispering Creek is ranked #1 out of 2 facilities within a 10 mile radius and #1 out of 13 facilities within a 25 mile radius. See Ranking Report
  • CMS 5-Star Overall Rating is (5 out of 5):
  • Current Trend:   Improving
  • Total Nursing Hours Spent Per Resident Per Day: 3.87
    (The national average is 3.78 )
  • The percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission is Unknown .
  •    There is no indication of abuse occuring at Whispering Creek. (CMS flags facilities where abuse has either happened or is very likely.)

  Whispering Creek Owner & Operator Information

Business Entity Name:

JANESVILLE NURSING HOME

Owners:

Managers and Directors:

  Whispering Creek Ratings and Inspection Scores

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regularly inspects every skilled nursing facility. The results of the multi-day inspection is a series of star ratings. The health inspection scores are an absolute value, so you can compare one facility's score directly to another.

Ratings

Overall Rating 5:
Health Inspection Rating 4:
Quality Rating 5:
Staffing Rating 4:

Inspection Scores

Cycle 1 Score NA
Cycle 2 Score (as of June 23, 2022) 28
Cycle 3 Score (as of January 24, 2020) 36
Weighted All Cycles Score 15

  Whispering Creek Ratings History

  Nursing Hours Spent Per Patient

CMS provides detailed information about how long nursing staff spends with residents. This data includes nursing subcategories of Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and non-nursing Certified Nursing Assistants. More hours spend per patient should can indicate a better facility or it could indicate more complicated situations.

The nursing staff of Whispering Creek spends MORE time on average with its residents than the state average for total nursing homes spent per resident and MORE time than the national average for total nursing homes spent per resident.

Type Facility State / National Avg
Registered Nurse (RN)
Hours 0.81 0.99 / 0.65
Case Mix 0.31 0.30 / 0.38
Adjusted 0.99 NA / NA
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Hours 0.60 0.67 / 0.87
Case Mix 0.66 NA / NA
Adjusted 0.67 NA / NA
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
Hours 2.46 2.41 / 2.26
Case Mix 2.00 NA / NA
Adjusted 2.51 NA / NA
Total Licensed Staff
Hours 1.41 1.66 / 1.53
Physical Therapist (PT)
Hours 0.06 0.07 / 0.07
Total Nursing Homes Spent per Resident on Average
Hours 3.87 4.08 / 3.78
Case Mix 2.97 2.96 / 3.15
Adjusted 4.11 NA / NA

  Quality Measures

Quality measures are based both on patient survey information and on the results of actual claims that are filed with CMS. It is not clear what period is covered in the measures.

Desc. Perc./ State Avg. / Comparison
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission (qm521)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
Not Available
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit (qm522)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
Not Available
Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm551)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
Not Available
Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm552)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
Not Available
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased (qm401) 6.0% / 13.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight (qm404) 0.0% / 4.7%
Better
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder (qm405) 51.9% / 50.9%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder (qm406) 7.0% / 2.0%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection (qm407) 0.0% / 2.8%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms (qm408) 3.2% / 4.1%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained (qm409) 0.0% / 0.1%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (qm410) 0.0% / 3.6%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm415) 100.0% / 95.3%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication (qm419) 14.6% / 16.3%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm430) 96.4% / 88.5%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication (qm434) 1.7% / 1.8%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened (qm451) 9.2% / 16.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication (qm452) 5.9% / 12.3%
Better
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers (qm453) 2.6% / 6.9%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm454) 88.0% / 94.2%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function (qm471) 80.0% / 79.1%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm472) 48.0% / 77.9%
Worse

  Hospitals Near Whispering Creek

Quite often skilled nursing facilities and hospitals work closely together to help patients recover or manage a terminal illness. Hospitals deals with acute care while nursing homes treat patients for a longer period of time. New residents at skilled nursing homes typically come from a hospital and nursing home residents may be readmitted to a hospital if their recovery does not proceed well. (Hospital readmission rates are closely monitored by CMS.) Consequently it is important that you consider which hospitals are near a nursing home which choosing one. Below is a list of hospitals near Whispering Creek.

This information is based on the most recent Hospital data. Historical data is not available.

Hospital 5-Star Overall Rating
OWATONNA HOSPITAL
2250 26TH STREET NORTHWEST
OWATONNA, MN 55060
4
MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - MANKATO
1025 MARSH STREET
MANKATO, MN 56001
5
ALLINA HEALTH FARIBAULT MEDICAL CENTER
200 STATE AVENUE
FARIBAULT, MN 55021
Not Available
RIVER'S EDGE HOSPITAL & CLINIC
1900 NORTH SUNRISE DRIVE
ST PETER, MN 56082
Not Available
MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - WASECA
501 NORTH STATE STREET
WASECA, MN 56093
Not Available
MINNESOTA VALLEY HEALTH CENTER INC
621 SOUTH FOURTH STREET
LE SUEUR, MN 56058
Not Available

  Medical Professionals Associated with Whispering Creek

These are the doctors who are affiliated with Whispering Creek. The data is from the most recent period. Historical data is not available.

  • ROBERT JESKE ( FAMILY PRACTICE - MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA REGION )
  • ERIN WESTFALL ( FAMILY PRACTICE - MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA REGION )
  • KEITH STELTER ( FAMILY PRACTICE - MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA REGION )
  • JOHN MCCABE ( FAMILY PRACTICE - MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA REGION )
  • JOANNE GENEWICK ( FAMILY PRACTICE - MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA REGION )

  Local Nursing Homes

Below is a list of nursing homes in near Whispering Creek (including this home). This list is ranked based on the nursing home's health inspection scores (alse referred to as the "weighted all cycles score"). We also show the home's 5-star overall rating in the list. (If a nursing home has been flaged by CMS for abuse, we will added an icon (  ) to the home to indicate this.)

The data is based on the dataset as of May 01, 2024.

Name Health Inspection Score / Overall Rating
Whispering Creek
(JANESVILLE, MN)
15.333 / 5:
Cura of Le Sueur
(LE SUEUR, MN)
16 / 3:
Mapleton Community Home
(MAPLETON, MN)
19.333 / 5:
Lakeshore Rehabilitation Center LLC
(WASECA, MN)
30 / 3:
Koda Living Community
(OWATONNA, MN)
39.333 / 3:
Benedictine Living Community of St. Peter
(ST PETER, MN)
45.333 / 3:
New Richland Care Center
(NEW RICHLAND, MN)
72 / 2:
Central Health Care Center
(LE CENTER, MN)
82 / 3:
Hillcrest Care and Rehabilitation Center
(MANKATO, MN)
84 / 2:
Laurels Peak Care and Rehabilitation Center
(MANKATO, MN)
86 / 2:
The Emeralds at Faribault LLC
(FARIBAULT, MN)
92 / 1:
Pathstone Living
(MANKATO, MN)
95.167 / 2:
Oaklawn Care and Rehabilitation Center
(MANKATO, MN)
95.833 / 1:

  Our Analysis

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in JANESVILLE, MN

Here is our analysis of the Best Nursing Homes in JANESVILLE and Worst Nursing Homes in JANESVILLE so that you can make better decisions when choosing a nursing home. You should also use these lists after choosing a home to stay abreast of changes.

Ownership Details for Whispering Creek

A list of all of the registered owners for Whispering Creek. This includes direct and indirect owners and managers.

Noted Deficiencies for Whispering Creek

A list of all of the deficiencies for the facility. This includes a description, type of deficiency, incident date and when the facility reports that the incident was corrected.

Nursing Hours Analysis for Whispering Creek

How long a nurse spends with a resident can be an important factor in their recovery. This page shows the average nursing hours spent per resident for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, PTs and all licensed staff.

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