Consumer Guide to Health Care
Finding and Choosing a Nursing Home
All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and
for the benefit of the general public. The Department of Health Services does not testify
to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.
Looking for a nursing home?
a database: This nursing home database, from the federal Centers
for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), provides information about
nursing homes and their compliance with Medicare and Medicaid
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Consumer Information Reports
provide information on inspection results, nursing staff turnover and nurse staffing for individual
Nursing Homes, from DHS, provides more information on
alternatives to nursing home care, how to choose a nursing home, and
information on Wisconsin nursing homes.
LeadingAge, formerly the American Association of
Homes and Services for the Aging, has consumer information about
planning and paying
for aging services and about finding nursing homes
and other services for older adults.
Wisconsin nursing home lists and links
Members of the Wisconsin Association
of Homes and Services for the Aging: a list of not-for-profit facilities in Wisconsin.
Information on nursing homes that are members of the
Wisconsin Health Care Association.
March 14, 2013