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Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home

Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn

Historical Rating
Grade: 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: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: A-Aug 20: A-Sep 20: AOct 20: AJan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: AMay 22: A
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6919 Parkway Blvd,
Land O Lakes FL 34639

(813) 558-5000

65% estimated occupancy 1

Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home is a facility located in Land O Lakes, Florida, a city with 50,437 people. This nursing home proved to be an A rated facility. This nursing home received one of the best scores we offer. A grade of this caliber requires first-rate marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's remarkable profile is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Government - State

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this facility received an A+ inspection score. This score is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

This first-rate facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We looked at the levels of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses worked with residents, in computing our grade in this area. This facility boasts a really impressive 5.6 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. With under 5 percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it fared as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally an indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Many pressure ulcers can be prevented by providing better nursing care and having a system of moving residents more often.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home also fared very well in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Not many facilities fared better in this category. Short-term care scores are important for individuals needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires more skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. When we assessed this place's nursing hours, we found it provided quite a bit more care from registered nurses than most facilities. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Turning to our last area, this nursing home was awarded an extremely favorable long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B+ in that area, rounding out one of our more impressive profiles. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. After looking at the impressive nursing hours provided by this nursing home, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. This combination proved to be successful as this place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 9.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay residents which have sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 2.43% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 95.03% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 13.16% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 18.15% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Adventhealth Wesley ChapelAcute Care Hospitals 6.93 miles away2600 Bruce B Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel Florida 33544Voluntary non-profit - Private(813) 929-5490
  • North Tampa Behavioral HealthPsychiatric 8.23 miles away29910 Sr 56 Wesley Chapel Florida 33543Voluntary non-profit - Private(813) 333-0000
  • Adventhealth TampaAcute Care Hospitals 12.56 miles away3100 E Fletcher Ave Tampa Florida 33613Voluntary non-profit - Private(813) 615-7200
  • Medical Center of TrinityAcute Care Hospitals 13.5 miles away9330 Sr 54, Ste 401 New Port Richey Florida 34655Proprietary(727) 834-4900
  • Adventhealth ZephyrhillsAcute Care Hospitals 15.98 miles away7050 Gall Blvd Zephyrhills Florida 33541Voluntary non-profit - Church(813) 788-0411
  • Regional Medical Center Bayonet PointAcute Care Hospitals 16.36 miles away14000 Fivay Rd Hudson Florida 34667Proprietary(727) 819-2929
  • Adventhealth Dade CityAcute Care Hospitals 16.72 miles away13100 Ft King Rd Dade City Florida 33525Proprietary(352) 568-3174
  • Adventhealth CarrollwoodAcute Care Hospitals 16.85 miles away7171 N Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa Florida 33614Voluntary non-profit - Church(813) 932-2222

Nearby Dialysis

  • Land O Lakes Dialysis4.65 miles away2100 via Bella Blvd Suite# 104 Land O Lakes Florida 34639CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (813) 948-8157
  • Wesley Chapel Dialysis6.86 miles away27401 Cashford Circle #102 Wesley Chapel Florida 33544Dialysis Stations: 6 (813) 973-0153
  • Dsi North Tampa Dialysis10.74 miles away3421 North Lakeview Drive Tampa Florida 33618Dialysis Stations: 17 (813) 261-1864
  • Carrollwood Dialysis12.58 miles away14358 N Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa Florida 33618CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (813) 960-3751
  • Davita Trinity Dialysis13.37 miles away2870 Bund Ave New Port Richey Florida 34655Dialysis Stations: 20 (727) 372-7742
  • Physicians Dialysis Trinity13.46 miles away9332 State Road 54 Suite 306 New Port Richey Florida 34655Dialysis Stations: 13 (727) 848-0106
  • Renal Care Group - North Tampa13.52 miles away12674 Telecom Drive Tampa Florida 33637Dialysis Stations: 24 (813) 971-7580
  • Temple Terrace Dialysis14.01 miles away11306 53rd St Tampa Florida 33617CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (813) 989-2062

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