Located in Blountstown, Florida, Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center is one of just a couple facilities in the city. With an overall rating of B-, this appears to be a middle of the pack facility. Based on our ratings, this facility has some redeeming qualities. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home received consistently decent grades in each of the other areas we looked at. More information about its category grades can be found below.
Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
We want to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home outperformed its overall grade in the category of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best scores in this category with an A-. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's long-term care grade is one of its more favorable grades. The nursing home was given a grade of B- in this area. For prospective residents seeking a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 99.17355 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is better than most nursing homes. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best area was short-term care. We gave it a grade of B- in this area. This is essentially a slightly below average score in this area. In computing our short-term care grades, we size up a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This area is considered to be a solid measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 5.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The last category we analyzed is nursing. This facility received a C in this area. When computing a facility's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses commit to patients and the level of licensure of the nurses. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility surprisingly excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. It scored well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents which experienced a fall resulting in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.82% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percentage of long-term patients who had UTI's. UTI's could be a sign of worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 10.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.43% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 94.61% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.17% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
- Calhoun-Liberty HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 1.26 miles away20370 Ne Burns Ave Blountstown Florida 32424Voluntary non-profit - Private(850) 674-3493