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696
8.01%
3.46stars
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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
8.01%

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 hygeine. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

B+
2.37%

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+
12.89%

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-
22.68%

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 quaity 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+
93.82%

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+
12.63%

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
16.14%

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-
1.92

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
16.14

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+
8.47

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
71.15%

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: 83,269

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 21st 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 18th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Susanna Wesley Health Center
  2. Northwest Florida Community Hospital (Snu)
  3. Springtree Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
  4. Lutheran Haven Nursing Home
  5. Willowbrooke Court at St Andrews
Florida is ranked as the 11th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Premier Place at the Glenview
  2. Adventhealth Care Center Celebration
  3. Viera Del Mar Health and Rehabilitation Center
  4. Harmony Health Center
  5. Westminster Woods on Julington Creek
Florida is ranked as the 16th 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 Springs2254
B+
Apopka2162
B+
Arcadia111
D
Avon Park232
B+
Bartow221
B
Blountstown201
B
Boca Raton11185
A
Bonita Springs151
A
Boynton Beach6223
A-
Bradenton1174
B+
Brandon471
B+
Brooksville433
B+
Cape Coral3113
A-
Chipley212
B
Clearwater14135
B
Clermont261
A
Crestview321
A-
Crystal River211
B+
Dade City312
A-
Davenport152
B
Daytona Beach1252
B+
Debary252
A-
Deerfield Beach1239
A-
Deland722
B+
Delray Beach5213
A+
Deltona142
C
Dunedin4115
A-
Englewood131
B-
Eustis341
B+
Fernandina Beach111
B
Fleming Island2103
A-
Fort Lauderdale193511
A-
Fort Myers14144
A-
Fort Pierce331
B
Fort Walton Beach331
A-
Gainesville882
B
Gulf Breeze164
A
Haines City153
B+
Hialeah64611
A
Hollywood6399
A-
Homestead241
A
Hudson443
A-
Inverness311
B+
Jacksonville31268
B+
Jupiter242
A-
Key West121
A-
Kissimmee684
A-
Lady Lake363
B+
Lake City442
A-
Lake Mary1132
A-
Lake Wales231
B
Lake Worth9186
A-
Lakeland1042
B
Land O Lakes121
A
Largo5136
B+
Lecanto321
B
Leesburg442
B
Lehigh Acres131
A+
Live Oak310
A-
Longwood3183
A
Lutz2105
A-
Macclenny211
A+
Madison211
B+
Maitland2294
A-
Marianna321
A
Melbourne1064
B
Merritt Island333
A
Miami423413
A-
Miami Beach22512
B-
Milton322
A-
Miramar Beach211
A-
Monticello200
B
Mount Dora211
A
Naples1273
A
New Port Richey764
B
New Smyrna Beach131
B
North Fort Myers1144
A-
North Miami Beach22512
B+
North Port142
B
Ocala1043
B+
Ocoee3244
B+
Okeechobee111
A+
Orange Park7135
A-
Orlando20245
A-
Ormond Beach442
B+
Oviedo1112
A+
Palatka221
B
Palm Bay354
B
Palm Beach Gardens5177
A
Palm City244
A
Palm Coast131
C
Palm Harbor594
B+
Palmetto154
B+
Panama City1043
B+
Pensacola13114
A-
Pinellas Park3189
B-
Plant City211
B+
Pompano Beach92511
A
Port Charlotte553
A-
Port Orange152
A-
Port Saint Lucie653
B+
Punta Gorda343
A
Rockledge243
B
Saint Augustine641
A-
Saint Cloud454
B+
Saint Johns160
A+
Saint Petersburg28107
B
Sanford183
B
Sarasota2375
A-
Sebastian152
A+
Sebring232
B-
Seminole5137
B
Spring Hill143
B+
Starke211
B+
Stuart444
A
Sun City Center321
A-
Tallahassee763
B
Tampa19175
B+
Tarpon Springs375
B-
The Villages263
B+
Titusville321
B
Trenton210
A+
Venice621
B
Vero Beach651
B
Wauchula210
A-
Wellington1177
A+
West Palm Beach14177
B+
Winter Garden3143
B+
Winter Haven761
B
Winter Park6325
A
Winter Springs1204
A-
Zephyrhills313
A-