Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker is an average-sized nursing home in Lakeland, Florida. Sporting an overall rating of B, this nursing home is a quality option. Even in a city featuring 12 nursing homes, this one ought to be a sound choice. If you look further down this page, you can see this facility's category ratings, which are also quite good.
Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to a strong overall grade, this facility also earned a favorable long-term care grade this year. We gave them one of our better scores in that area, with a B+. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 97.71242 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Adding to its impressive category grades, we gave this facility an B+ for inspections. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively insignificant. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
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In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Our nursing score is based on many datapoints. The most important factor is the number of hours nurses spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a resident at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we scored was short-term care, in which this nursing home received a B. This facility did not prove to have any weaknesses. Our short-term care grade is often used to score a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 9.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 1.82% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 10.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 2.43% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 94.61% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 13.17% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Consulate Health Care of Lake Parker, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Lakeland, 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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