With an address in Wesley Chapel, Florida, Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation is the sole facility we identified in the city. This nursing home is an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive scores we offer. Based on our ratings, this nursing home is really as good as it gets. This nursing home also received very consistent grades in each of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
5085 Eagleston Blvd,
Wesley Chapel FL 33544
30% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a great facility overall, it also received A+ inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection ratings are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. We weren't able to locate deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its strong accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our long-term care rating. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. Clearly we were impressed with what we found here in this area.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our stronger grades in our short-term care category as well, with a B+. In our short-term care category, we endeavor to craft a sound barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess a facility's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. This facility excelled at the highest level in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered about 50% more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the average nursing home. This is an excellent sign. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home rather than remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
In our final area, we awarded this facility a A+ for our nursing rating. This completed a very favorable report card. There are quite a few subcategories within this category. Many of these data points reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This particular facility provided 7.2 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This was one of the better totals we found. Furthermore, a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of providing impressive levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation, 77.65% 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.