Consulate Health Care of Sarasota is an average-sized nursing home located in Sarasota, Florida. We awarded this facility an overall rating of A- which is a first-rate overall grade. This is among the better facilities in Sarasota, which has some quality facilities. Based on our ratings, this place is really as good as it gets. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its long-term care rating. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section
Consulate Health Care of Sarasota
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent long-term care score, with a grade of A. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 99.58848 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Turning to inspections, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered severe. This means that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. When computing a facility's nursing rating, we weigh the quantity of hours nurses are with patients and the level of skill of those nurses. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Florida in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of turning a patient more often.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we assessed was short-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility an acceptable grade of B-. This proved to be this nursing home's least impressive area. Our short-term care scores are arguably most critical for residents in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. This means not just nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 4.3 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Consulate Health Care of Sarasota Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 9.03% 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 the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 1.82% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic could be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 10.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used to treat several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 2.43% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 94.61% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 13.17% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 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 Consulate Health Care of Sarasota, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Sarasota, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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