Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center is located in Melbourne, Florida, a city with a total of 139,650 people. This nursing home proved to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Melbourne. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile was its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
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Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A. Few facilities fared better in this area. Inspection grades are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also was awarded a top-shelf long-term care grade. We gave them an elite strong of A in this area. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are well cared for. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.75 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of B-. This wasn't quite as good as some of its other scores, but a grade in this range is not the end of the world. We weighed the licensure of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in computing our score in this category. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a low total compared with most nursing homes. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be indicators of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is just as important as the number of hours of care offered.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this area. In the area of short-term care, we strive to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 4.5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 9.19% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 2.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 1.78% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents which experienced UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 10.42% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 21.31% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 2.53% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 95.81% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 12.69% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 14.03% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 2.07 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 14.03 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 9.64 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab Center, 77.72% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Melbourne, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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