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Florida Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

B
8%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients which have sustained a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.

B+
2.68%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who have sustained a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

B+
2.38%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.

B+
12.84%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

B-
22.63%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of patient quality of care.

A-
1.2%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

B+
93.33%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's health.

B+
12.66%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.

B
16.16%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.

B-
1.93

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.

B
16.16

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

B+
8.28

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.

B
71.26%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Florida's
Nursing Home Quality
B+
B+
Long-Term Care
A
Inspection Reports
B+
Nurse Quality
B+
Short-Term Care
More information about Florida
Number of Hospitals: 211
Number of Dialysis facilities: 496
Number of Medicaid beds: 83,298

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Vicar's Landing Nursing Home
  2. Moosehaven
  3. Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home
  4. Clyde E Lassen State Veterans Nursing Home
  5. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Extended Care
Florida is ranked as the 20th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Shands Jacksonville Medical Center
  2. Lee Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit
  3. Vi at Lakeside Village
  4. Bentley Care Center
  5. Willowbrooke Court Skilled Care Center - Edgewater
Florida is ranked as the 17th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Northwest Florida Community Hospital (Snu)
  2. Susanna Wesley Health Center
  3. Haven of Our Lady of Peace
  4. Willowbrooke Court at St Andrews
  5. W Frank Wells Nursing Home
Florida is ranked as the 12th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Viera Del Mar Health and Rehabilitation Center
  2. Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center
  3. Lake Park of Madison Nursing and Rehabilitation Ce
  4. Adventhealth Dade City
  5. Pruitthealth - Fleming Island
Florida is ranked as the 15th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Florida cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Altamonte Springs2 25 4
B+
Apopka2 16 2
B+
Arcadia1 1 1
F
Avon Park2 3 2
B+
Bartow2 2 1
B
Blountstown2 0 1
B
Boca Raton11 18 5
A
Bonita Springs1 5 1
A
Boynton Beach6 22 3
A-
Bradenton11 7 4
B+
Brandon4 7 1
B+
Brooksville4 3 3
B+
Cape Coral3 11 3
A-
Chipley2 1 2
B
Clearwater14 13 5
B
Clermont3 6 1
A
Crestview3 2 1
A-
Crystal River2 1 1
B+
Dade City3 1 2
A-
Davenport1 5 2
B+
Daytona Beach12 5 2
B+
Debary2 5 2
A
Deerfield Beach1 23 9
A-
Deland7 2 2
B
Delray Beach5 21 3
A+
Deltona1 4 2
C
Dunedin4 11 5
B+
Englewood1 3 1
B-
Eustis3 4 1
B+
Fernandina Beach1 1 1
B+
Fleming Island2 10 3
A-
Fort Lauderdale19 35 11
A-
Fort Myers15 14 4
A-
Fort Pierce3 3 1
B
Fort Walton Beach3 3 1
A-
Gainesville8 8 2
B
Gulf Breeze1 6 4
A
Haines City1 5 3
B+
Hialeah6 46 11
A
Hollywood6 39 9
A-
Homestead2 4 1
A
Hudson4 4 3
A-
Inverness3 1 1
B+
Jacksonville31 26 8
B+
Jupiter2 4 2
A-
Key West1 2 1
A-
Kissimmee6 8 4
A-
Lady Lake3 6 3
B
Lake City4 4 2
B+
Lake Mary1 13 2
D
Lake Wales2 3 1
B
Lake Worth9 18 6
A-
Lakeland11 4 2
B
Land O Lakes1 2 1
A-
Largo5 13 6
B+
Lecanto3 2 1
B
Leesburg4 4 2
B
Lehigh Acres1 3 1
A
Live Oak3 1 0
A-
Longwood3 18 3
A
Lutz2 10 5
A-
Macclenny2 1 1
A+
Madison2 1 1
B+
Maitland2 29 4
A-
Marianna3 2 1
A
Melbourne10 6 4
B
Merritt Island3 3 3
A
Miami37 34 13
A-
Miami Beach2 25 12
B-
Milton3 2 2
B+
Miramar Beach2 1 1
A-
Monticello2 0 0
B
Mount Dora2 1 1
A
Naples12 7 3
A
New Port Richey7 6 4
B-
New Smyrna Beach1 3 1
B
North Fort Myers1 14 4
A-
North Miami Beach2 25 12
B+
North Port1 4 2
B
Ocala10 4 3
B
Ocoee3 24 4
B+
Okeechobee1 1 1
A+
Orange Park7 13 5
A-
Orlando20 24 5
A-
Ormond Beach4 4 2
B+
Oviedo1 11 2
A+
Palatka2 2 1
B-
Palm Bay3 5 4
B-
Palm Beach Gardens5 17 7
A
Palm City2 4 4
A
Palm Coast1 3 1
B-
Palm Harbor5 9 4
B+
Palmetto1 5 4
B+
Panama City4 4 3
B+
Pensacola14 11 4
B+
Pinellas Park3 18 9
B
Plant City2 1 1
B+
Pompano Beach9 25 11
A
Port Charlotte5 5 3
A-
Port Orange1 5 2
B+
Port Saint Lucie6 5 3
B+
Punta Gorda3 4 3
A
Rockledge2 4 3
C
Saint Augustine6 4 1
A-
Saint Cloud4 5 4
B+
Saint Johns1 6 0
A+
Saint Petersburg27 10 7
B
Sanford1 8 3
B
Sarasota23 7 5
A-
Sebastian1 5 2
A+
Sebring2 3 2
B
Seminole5 13 7
B+
Spring Hill1 4 3
A-
Starke2 1 1
B
Stuart4 4 4
B+
Sun City Center3 2 1
A-
Tallahassee8 6 3
B
Tampa18 17 5
B+
Tarpon Springs3 7 5
B-
The Villages3 6 3
A-
Titusville3 2 1
B-
Trenton2 1 0
A+
Venice6 2 1
B
Vero Beach6 5 1
B
Wauchula2 1 0
A-
Wellington1 17 7
A+
West Palm Beach14 17 7
B+
Winter Garden3 14 3
B+
Winter Haven7 6 1
B-
Winter Park6 32 5
A
Winter Springs1 20 4
A-
Zephyrhills3 1 3
A-