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NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER

702 Bratley Dr
Washburn, WI 54891-1143
(715) 373-5621
Fax: (715) 373-5244
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Health Care
NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER serves Bayfield County, WI
  • General Information
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Home Health Care
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    Non-Profit
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Community
    Number of residents: 65
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 48
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid NORTHERN LIGHTS SERVICES, INC.
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 4/25/1995
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Resident
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average state scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.57 stars
    4 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    2.77 stars
    3 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    4.09 stars
    4 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.82 stars
    4 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    4.23 stars
    4 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average state scores in 7 of 14 areas.
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average region scores in 0 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.75 hours
    2.62 hours
    2.75 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.39 hours
    0.57 hours
    0.39 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.89 hours
    0.97 hours
    0.89 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.27 hours
    1.54 hours
    1.27 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.02 hours
    4.16 hours
    4.02 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.16 hours
    0.09 hours
    0.16 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.52 hours
    2.48 hours
    2.52 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.64 hours
    0.63 hours
    0.64 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.17 hours
    1 hours
    1.17 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.33 hours
    4.12 hours
    4.33 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.68 hours
    2.59 hours
    2.68 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.5 hours
    0.76 hours
    0.5 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.57 hours
    0.72 hours
    0.57 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.74 hours
    4.08 hours
    3.74 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average state scores in 6 of 13 areas.
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average region scores in 0 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    14.5%
    14.64%
    14.5%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    12.9%
    9.27%
    12.9%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    7.5%
    4.51%
    7.5%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    4.9%
    7.72%
    4.9%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    56.1%
    43.95%
    56.1%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    5.3%
    4.27%
    5.3%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    4.9%
    5.8%
    4.9%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    5.7%
    6.44%
    5.7%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    0%
    0.91%
    Not Available
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    0.7%
    3.4%
    0.7%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    97.9%
    96.57%
    97.9%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    99.3%
    98.52%
    99.3%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    13.1%
    17.61%
    13.1%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average state scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    27.8%
    20.96%
    27.8%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    1.9%
    1.24%
    1.9%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    80.1%
    91.31%
    80.1%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    82.2%
    92.52%
    82.2%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    1.6%
    1.44%
    1.6%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Community
    Number of residents: 17
  • Home Health Care
  • General
    Type of Ownership
    Private
    Date first approved to provide Medicare services : 2/4/1969
    Quality of Patient Care
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average state scores in 8 of 22 areas.
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average region scores in 0 of 22 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
     
     
     
     
    95%
    89.8%
    95%
    How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
     
     
     
     
    82%
    91.83%
    82%
    How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
     
     
     
     
    100%
    98.45%
    100%
    How often the home health team checked patients for depression
     
     
     
     
    92%
    96.83%
    92%
    How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
     
     
     
     
    82%
    77.39%
    82%
    How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
     
     
     
     
    82%
    79.19%
    82%
    With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
     
     
     
     
    92%
    93.23%
    92%
    How often the home health team checked patients for pain
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.44%
    100%
    How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
     
     
     
     
    98%
    97.42%
    98%
    How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms
     
     
     
     
    Not Available
    97.71%
    Not Available
    How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
     
     
     
     
    83%
    96.45%
    83%
    How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
     
     
     
     
    83%
    95.53%
    83%
    How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.74%
    100%
    How often patients got better at walking or moving around
     
     
     
     
    43%
    53.9%
    43%
    How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
     
     
     
     
    51%
    53.96%
    51%
    How often patients got better at bathing
     
     
     
     
    43%
    58.7%
    43%
    How often patients had less pain when moving around
     
     
     
     
    47%
    64.08%
    47%
    How often patients’ breathing improved
     
     
     
     
    47%
    62.33%
    47%
    How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation
     
     
     
     
    82%
    88.42%
    82%
    How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
     
     
     
     
    25%
    43.04%
    25%
    How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent, unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
     
     
     
     
    19%
    13.97%
    19%
    How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
     
     
     
     
    16%
    16.05%
    16%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Patient Survey Results
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average state scores in 1 of 5 areas.
    NORTHERN LIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team gave care in a professional way
     
     
     
     
    85%
    87.89%
    85%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team communicated well with them
     
     
     
     
    85%
    85.76%
    85%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team discussed medicines, pain, and home safety with them
     
     
     
     
    73%
    84.13%
    73%
    Percent of patients who gave their home health agency a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
     
     
     
     
    82%
    83.33%
    82%
    Percent of patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the home health agency to friends and family
     
     
     
     
    82%
    78.16%
    82%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Additional Quality Measures available on Medicare.gov
    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 525567
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    WI Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 2624
    Issued by Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
    US DHHS Home Health Care
    License No. 527062
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    WI Home Health Agency
    License No. 1100
    Issued by Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
    WI CBRF - Class C Non-Ambulatory
    License No. 0012705
    Issued by Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
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