WIS LUTHERAN CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Wis Lutheran Care Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

WIS LUTHERAN CARE CENTER
6800 N 76TH ST
MILWAUKEE, WI 53223
(414) 353-5000

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

90%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 130
  • Certified Beds: 144

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Church Related
  • This Facility Does Not Offer Any Resident or Family Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Wis Lutheran Care Center. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Medium Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-161.7%
Total Percent:1.7%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-162.6%
ADL Index Range: 6-1022.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-511.0%
Total Percent:35.7%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-166.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-1026.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-518.4%
Total Percent:51.1%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-161.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.4%
Total Percent:4.5%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-161.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.4%
Total Percent:5.7%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.6%
Total Percent:0.6%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
0.6%
Total Percent:0.6%
 

Rating Details For Wis Lutheran Care Center

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours32 Minutes1 Hour and 6 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours48 Minutes38 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 32 Minutes2 Hours and 18 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 19 Minutes1 Hour and 44 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 51 Minutes4 Hours and 2 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Wisconsin are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityWisconsin Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%95%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection4%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased25%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder56%49%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight5%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder7%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse14%11%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores9%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious12%18%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%92%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season88%90%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%10%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain-26%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 08/31/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2009

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

1) Provide 3 Meals Daily at Regular Times; or 2) Serve Breakfast Within 14 Hours After Dinner; or 3) Offer a Snack at Bedtime Each Day.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008
Give Each Resident Enough Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008

Resident Rights

Allow Residents to Easily See the Results of the Nursing Home's Most Recent Survey.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/10/2008

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Wis Lutheran Care Center, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2009

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Wis Lutheran Care Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 08/31/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2009
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2010

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 08/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2010

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 08/31/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/08/2010

Furnishings and Decorations

Properly Sized and Located Linen or Trash Receptacles.
  • Inspection Date: 06/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/09/2008

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Dept of Health and Family Services of WI-Division of Supportive Living-Bureau of Quality Assurance - Retrieved 2011