Vernon Manor

E7404a County Rd Bb
Viroqua, WI 54665
Vernon County
Phone: 608-637-5400
Provider Number: 525562
Last Inspection: 08/27/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
90
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
77
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
13
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
86%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Government - County
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • WI
  • USA
  • 26
  • 27
  • 23
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 26
  • 33
  • 41
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

8/27/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2015
Failed To: Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2015
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2015
Failed To: Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2015
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2015
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 9/25/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2015
 

7/31/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/31/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/31/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/31/2014
 

6/10/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Pattern : Potential 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Actual 4 9/4/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Immediate 5 9/4/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 7/12/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. Pattern : Potential 3 7/12/2013
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/12/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

5/20/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/20/2015
 

2/16/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/16/2015
 

2/19/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/11/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/11/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg WI State Avg
Number of Residents 77 67.67 68.95
Registered Nurses 0.88 0.97 0.99
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.45 0.46 0.54
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.45 2.41 2.53
Total Staff Hours 3.79 3.83 4.07

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% WI State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 7 5 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 1 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 13 7 5
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 5 6 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 25 17 13
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 19 9 9
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 6 6 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 2 4 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 14 15 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 4 4 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 5 4 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 50 49 45
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0 0 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 30 21 20
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 42 28 10
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 26 17 11
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 1 1