Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls

Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls

Overview

Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls is located in Chippewa Falls, WI, part of Chippewa County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 14,778. 16.5% of residents are 65 years or older, the same as the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Lake Wissota, Lafayette, and Hallie.

Our network provides data for 16 senior living communities in Chippewa Falls, WI with this community.

About the Community

A state-owned entity, Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 72 beds with an average occupancy rate of 98.2%.

Resident council is available. Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Wisconsin’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

B

12.2% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 7.3% less than the nation and 3.2% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

C

12.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 2.1% less than the nation and 1.4% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

A

30.8% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 16.2% less than the nation and 20.2% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

B

0.8% of residents have depressive symptoms, 6.7% less than the nation and 5.5% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

B

1.5% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 1.9% less than the nation and 1.7% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

B

11.6% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 3% less than the nation and 1.7% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

C

98.3% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 2.9% more than the nation and 3% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

97.1% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 4.4% more than the nation and 1.2% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

D

9.2% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 1.1% more than the nation and 2.2% more than the state.

UTI

D

2.9% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0.5% more than the nation and 0.3% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

A

0% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.6% less than the nation and 2.6% less than the state.

Weight Loss

D

6.8% of residents lose too much weight, 0.8% more than the nation and 1.2% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

A

9.9% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 8.1% less than the nation and 10.4% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Pneumococcal Vaccine

D

75.9% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 3.6% less than the nation and 11.9% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

D

64% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 12.7% less than the nation and 15.8% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

B

94.4% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 7.1% more than the nation and 4.1% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

C

68.1% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 10.8% more than the nation and 0.4% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

C

92.4% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 5.5% more than the nation and 6.5% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

B

52.8% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 9.9% more than the nation and 9.4% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Wisconsin’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

B

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 18 minutes per resident daily, 6 minutes longer than the nation and 1 minute longer than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

F

Licensed partial nurse hours total 35 minutes per resident daily, 17 minutes shorter than the nation and 1 minute shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

A

Registered nurse hours total 1 hour and 2 minutes per resident daily, 21 minutes longer than the nation and the same as the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 41 minutes per resident daily, 14 minutes longer than the nation and the same as the state.

Physical Therapist

D

Physical therapist hours total 1 minute per resident daily, 3 minutes shorter than the nation and 3 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

C

The registered nurse turnover rate is 47.6%, 4.3% lower than the nation and 1.4% higher than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

C

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 55.4%, 2.1% higher than the nation and 1.9% higher than the state.

Administrator

A

0 administrators left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.7 less than the nation and 0.6 less than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls residents that require a hospital visit, Saint Joseph Hospital is the closest, 1.44 miles away. Mayo Clinic Health System is the next nearest, 11.2 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Alliance Pharmacy Service, 1.35 miles away, and Chippewa Clinic Pharmacy, 1.46 miles away. Marshfield Clinic and Chippewa Center are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Midwest Dental Chippewa Falls and Ostertag Orthodontics are 0.98 miles and 0.98 miles away. As for vision care, Neurohr Jackie MD is 0.25 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Lake Wissota State Park is 4.31 miles away, and Rooster Electric is 6.18 miles away. Micon Cinemas is 1.29 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Chippewa Falls Public Library, 1.94 miles from Wi Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls.

Nearby places of worship include The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints and Notre Dame Church. The former is 1.16 miles, and the latter is 1.62 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Felbers & Friends is 1.49 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Golden Eagle Restaurant in Chippewa and Envy Wellness, 1.23 miles and 1.29 miles away. Toppers Pizza and Cancun Mexican Grill are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Premium Waters, Inc. is 1.18 miles away, and D J’s Mart 1 is 1.59 miles away. Gordy’s County Market and Family Fare are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at WESTconsin Credit Union, 0.51 miles away, or Valley Credit Union, 0.51 miles away. Royal Credit Union and Citibank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Chippewa Falls

July was Chippewa Falls’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 82°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 0°F.

The city saw 21.43 inches of precipitation, 60.5 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 68% over the last 12 months.

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