Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a large nursing home located in Defuniak Springs, Florida. Featuring an overall score of C, this is likely a middle of the road facility. You could definitely do worse than this facility. The best part of this place's report card is its exemplary inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section.
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Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
We want to point out that this nursing home outperformed its overall grade in the category of inspections. In fact, it received an excellent government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our highest scores in this area with a grade of A+. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area generally have very few of these severe deficiencies. 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. Based on this, we still had a generally favorable view of this nursing home's recent inspections.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded its second best category grade in the area of long-term care. We gave this facility a grade of B- in this category, which is a reasonably acceptable grade. Our long-term care scores are vital for patients looking for non-healthcare services such as personal care. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.23858 percent of its residents, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home wound up receiving a a terrible score in our short-term care area. It was given a lowly F in this area. Short-term care scores are crucial for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 5.6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
This nursing home's worst category was nursing, which is the last category we looked at. We gave it an abysmal F in this category. Despite multiple decent grades in other categories, this score is nevertheless alarming so we would like to to make a note of it. We analyzed the qualifications of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours the nurses worked with residents, in computing our grade in this area. This place averaged only 0 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is an alarmingly low total. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be good measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9.19% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.78% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents which have experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 10.42% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 21.31% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.53% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could imply a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 95.81% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 12.69% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 14.03% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.07 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 14.03 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9.64 Percentage of Patients
This metric 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 Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 77.72% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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