With an address in Mount Dora, Florida, Avante at Mt Dora is one of just two facilities there. Sporting an overall rating of B, this looks like a good option. As far as we can see, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
Avante at Mt Dora
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also earned top notch health inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our best grades in that category, with a grade of A+. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility was given strong grades in the category of long-term care as well. Indeed, we awarded it one of our best scores in that area with a area of A-. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 84.01254 percent of its residents, which is slightly lower than we expected. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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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. The nursing rating features a number of subcategories. The most important one is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving residents more often.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we looked at is short-term care, was this nursing home's weakest area. We gave this nursing home a D in this category. This is one of just a few weak links on a quality report card. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. It looks like this place was subpar in many staffing areas we focus on. In fact, it supplied fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than most nursing homes. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 3.9 percent of its residents returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Avante at Mt Dora Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Avante at Mt Dora, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Avante at Mt Dora, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Avante at Mt Dora, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who have suffered from UTI's. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Avante at Mt Dora, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Avante at Mt Dora, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Avante at Mt Dora, 2.33% of Patients
This is the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Avante at Mt Dora, 94.94% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Avante at Mt Dora, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Avante at Mt Dora, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Avante at Mt Dora, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Avante at Mt Dora, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Avante at Mt Dora, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Avante at Mt Dora, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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