Willow Ridge Healthcare

Willow Ridge Healthcare

Overview

Willow Ridge Healthcare is located in Amery, WI, part of Polk County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 2,925. 22.7% of residents are 65 years or older, 6.2% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Garfield, Clear Lake, and Deer Park.

Our network provides data for 4 senior living communities in Amery, WI with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Willow Ridge Healthcare accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 83 beds with an average occupancy rate of 43.1%.

Resident council is available. Willow Ridge Healthcare 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

Willow Ridge Healthcare 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

15.7% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 3.8% less than the nation and 0.3% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

36.9% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 22.4% more than the nation and 23.1% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

B

34.3% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 12.7% less than the nation and 16.7% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

F

14.7% of residents have depressive symptoms, 7.2% more than the nation and 8.4% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

C

2.5% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 0.9% less than the nation and 0.7% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

C

14.5% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 0.1% less than the nation and 1.2% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

D

95.8% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 0.4% more than the nation and 0.5% 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

D

92.6% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 0.1% less than the nation and 3.3% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

D

10.4% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 2.3% more than the nation and 3.4% more than the state.

UTI

F

6.7% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 4.3% more than the nation and 3.5% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

10.2% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 8.6% more than the nation and 7.6% more than the state.

Weight Loss

A

2.5% of residents lose too much weight, 3.5% less than the nation and 3.1% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

F

28.6% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 10.6% more than the nation and 8.3% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

F

4.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 2.6% more than the nation and 3.1% more than the state.

Improvements in Function

D

68% of residents saw improvements in function, 6.3% less than the nation and 7.4% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

D

80.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 0.9% more than the nation and 7.4% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

A

96.6% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 19.9% more than the nation and 16.8% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

C

87.9% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 0.6% more than the nation and 2.4% less than the state.

Resident Boosters

B

81.8% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 24.5% more than the nation and 14.1% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

D

78.3% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 8.6% less than the nation and 7.6% less than the state.

Staff Boosters

B

62.3% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 19.4% more than the nation and 18.9% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Willow Ridge Healthcare 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

C

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 1 minute per resident daily, 10 minutes shorter than the nation and 15 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

C

Licensed partial nurse hours total 47 minutes per resident daily, 5 minutes shorter than the nation and 11 minutes longer than the state.

Registered Nurse

B

Registered nurse hours total 42 minutes per resident daily, 1 minute longer than the nation and 20 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 35 minutes per resident daily, 7 minutes longer than the nation and 7 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

D

Physical therapist hours total 2 minutes per resident daily, 2 minutes shorter than the nation and 2 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

B

The registered nurse turnover rate is 37.5%, 14.4% lower than the nation and 8.7% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 39%, 14.3% lower than the nation and 14.5% lower than the state.

Administrator

C

1 administrator left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.3 more than the nation and 0.4 more than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Willow Ridge Healthcare residents that require a hospital visit, Amery Regional Medical Center is the closest, 0.58 miles away. Saint Croix Regional Medical Center is the next nearest, 15.12 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Johnson Drug At Armc, 0.24 miles away, and Johnson Drug at Ahc, 0.58 miles away. Chet Johnson’s Drug Store and Luck Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, River Place Dental, Inc. and Gregg G Hipple DDS are 0.66 miles and 1 mile away. As for vision care, Christopherson Eye Clinic is 1 mile from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, North Park is 1.34 miles away, and Deer Park is 7.93 miles away. Amery Theatre Office is 0.83 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Amery Library, 0.24 miles from Willow Ridge Healthcare.

Nearby places of worship include Our Savior Lutheran Church and Redeemer Lutheran Church. The former is 0.26 miles, and the latter is 0.43 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Franks Barber Shop is 0.26 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including McDonald’s and Amery Family Restaurant, 0.36 miles and 0.5 miles away. Jimmy John’s and China Garden Restaurant are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Dick’s Fresh Markets is 0.7 miles away, and Nilssens Market is 5.83 miles away. Dick’s Fresh Markets and Nilssens Market are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at WESTconsin Credit Union, 0.67 miles away, or Citibank, 0.68 miles away. Citibank and Schanon Mortgage are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Amery

July was Amery’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 -1°F.

The city saw 22.64 inches of precipitation, 71.2 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 70% over the last 12 months.

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