Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center is a nursing home located in Apopka, Florida, which has a total of 87,976 people. With an overall rating of B-, this is likely a middle of the road nursing home. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of many people. The best part of this facility's profile is its remarkable inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this ended up being a decent nursing home is that it earned an elite inspection grade. In fact, its inspection grade was far better than its overall score. In the inspections category, we gave it an A. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we were able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. We wish we had more data for this nursing home. Without having complete deficiency data, it was challenging to evaluate the place in this area.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received an impressive long-term care score. As a matter of fact, we gave it a B in that area, which is one of our better. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.53488 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facilities third most favorable category is short-term care. We gave it a C in this area. This is basically a middle of the road grade in this area. In determining our short-term care ratings, we look at a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is frequently a useful measure of a facility's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
The final category we rated was nursing. We awarded this facility a grade of C in this category. There are a number of criteria included in this area. Most of the data points are tied to nurse staffing. This place provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility surprisingly fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. It scored well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who have had falls which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.33% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 94.94% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Some experts believe that mobility is critical to residents' health.
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Apopka Health and Rehabilitation Center, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.