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Damas Hospital Snf

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: BJul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+Sep 20: B+Oct 20: B+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: COct 21: B-Nov 21: B-Jan 22: B-Feb 22: B-Mar 22: B-Apr 22: B-May 22: B-Jun 22: B-Aug 22: B+Sep 22: B+
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Damas Hospital Snf's website

2213 Ponce by Pass,
Ponce PR 00717

(787) 840-8686

48.4% estimated occupancy 1

Damas Hospital Snf is a nursing home in Ponce, Puerto Rico. This city has a total of 148,410 people. It looks like this is a great nursing home. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average score. In fact, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the three best nursing homes in Puerto Rico. This place was better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Amputee Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Awards

Best Nursing Home in Puerto Rico badge

Best Nursing Home in Puerto Rico Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Ponce, Puerto Rico badge

Best Nursing Home in Ponce, Puerto Rico Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility received even higher grades in the category of short-term care. It received one of our highest scores in that category with an A. Our short-term care scores are arguably more critical for those requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically mandates more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Among this facility's other achievements is its superb long-term care score. It received one of our strongest scores in that area, with a score of A. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. This place impressed us in this area.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our nursing category weighs quite a few factors, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

Turning to the final category we assessed, this facility earned a decent score in the area of inspections as well. We awarded it a B- for that category. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Surprisingly, this facility was hit with a category L deficiency, which is unexpected given its inspection grade. This category of deficiency indicates the government inspectors uncovered a widespread deficiency placing patient health or safety in imminent jeopardy. In spite of this major red flag, other aspects of this facility's inspection report gave us some hope.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Damas Hospital Snf Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Damas Hospital Snf, 78.35% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation.