Advanced Care Center is a nursing home located in Clearwater, Florida, a city with a total of 172,247 people. This is a good facility with a B overall. This was right in line with the city grade in Clearwater. Even with Clearwater offering 14 nursing homes to choose from, this one looks like a quality option. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about its category grades is available below.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 120 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the reasons this place is a quality nursing home is that it earned an impressive inspection rating. In fact, inspections is its best category. In this area, we awarded this facility an A+. Our inspection grades are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.

Long-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Another quality feature for this facility is that it was awarded an impressive long-term care score. Indeed, this proved to be its second best category score. In this category, we gave this facility a B+. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. After considering the significant amount of nursing hours and other staffing provided by this nursing home, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. While it had 1.95 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted score was better than most nursing homes due to it having more complex patients.

Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. We scrutinized the levels of nurses at the facility, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses were with residents, in calculating our rating in this area. With 4.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day, this nursing home surpassed the overwhelming majority of facilities. Lastly, this nursing home was also above average in each of the major quality-based metrics we looked at in this category. It performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: B-Apr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

Our next category is short-term care, where we awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this category. Short-term care scores are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is physical therapy hours. We found that it offers more hours with physical therapists to its residents than most facilities. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 38.9 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually below the national average.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Advanced Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Provider
B
7.14%
State
B
8%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a fall resulting in major injury.

Provider
A
1.19%
State
B+
2.68%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents that sustained UTI's. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Provider
A
0.49%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
F
30.05%
State
B+
12.84%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
F
55.33%
State
B-
22.63%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could indicate a lower level of care.

Provider
A
0.28%
State
A-
1.2%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A
100%
State
B+
93.33%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Some believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B+
12.4%
State
B+
12.66%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Some experts believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical health.

Provider
D
9.71%
State
B
16.16%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.

Provider
B
1.54
State
B-
1.93
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
A
9.71
State
B
16.16
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
9.46
State
B+
8.28
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Provider
A+
87.08%
State
B
71.26%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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