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Brighton Gardens of Tampa

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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16702 North Dale Mabry Hwy,
Tampa FL 33618

(813) 908-2333

91.11% estimated occupancy 1

Brighton Gardens of Tampa is a small nursing home located in Tampa, Florida. This nursing home is an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive ratings that we offer. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it as one of the highest rated nursing homes in Tampa. As you will see below, this place performed just as well in our category grades. We gave it a straight A report card!

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Meal Delivery
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home excelled in our shot-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. There are numerous criteria included in this grade. Many of the factors are tied to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Turning our next category, this facility received a top-shelf long-term care score. In fact, it received a score of A- in that category. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 96.42857 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its impressive category grades, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A-. This rounded out a straight A report card for this nursing home. Inspection scores are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Brighton Gardens of Tampa Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care patients who experienced UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for treating several conditions, including dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 2.33% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry would argue this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 94.94% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 13.07% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 16.78% Percentage of Residents

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


Grade: B

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 9.16 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: F

In Brighton Gardens of Tampa, 78.49% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.

Scores for Tampa, FL

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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