Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte is one of five available facilities in Port Charlotte, Florida. This nursing home proved to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our ratings, this facility has quite a bit going for it. This place was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
18480 Cochran Blvd,
Port Charlotte FL 33948
84.58% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home received a quality overall grade as described above, but we especially want to emphasize its excellent government inspections in recent years. We gave them an A- in this category. Inspection grades are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the area of long-term care, where it was given a score of B. It outpaced most facilities in this area. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the datapoints we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 99.71989 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to avoid negative health outcomes for the elderly population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Nursing scores are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we scored is short-term care. For this category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of C. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. It doesn't appear that this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents that were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.3 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term care residents which sustained a urinary tract infection. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 2.33% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 94.94% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Port Charlotte, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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