With an address in Hudson, Florida, Bear Creek Nursing Center is one of four available nursing homes in this area. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of the best grades that we offer. A grade of this caliber requires top-notch scores across the board. This is the number one rated nursing home in Hudson. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section
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Bear Creek Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection grades are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its 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
This nursing home also fared very well in the area of long-term care, where it received a score of A. Not many nursing homes fared better in this area. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 93.91892 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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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 score weighs several datapoints, but the main consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving patients even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at is short-term care. This facility was given a better than average nursing score in our assessment, with a B. Even though this is not nearly as impressive as several of its other grades, this is still one of the better grades for this category. In calculating our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is considered to be a useful assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 4.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bear Creek Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 8.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 2.03% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who had falls leading to severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 3.3% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 4.2% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 29.52% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 0% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 96.36% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 11.15% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Many in the industry believe this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 16.82% of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 0.03 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 16.82% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 11.28% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bear Creek Nursing Center, 74.81% of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Hudson, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- 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-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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