Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home in Debary, Florida. This facility was given an A- overall, which is one of our higher ratings. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the United States. This place also received very consistent grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
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Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
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Best Nursing Home in Debary, Florida Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Debary, Florida Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Debary, Florida Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this facility excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Another quality feature for this nursing home is that it was given an above average short-term care grade. In fact, this proved to be its second best category score. In this category, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. Our short-term care scores are crucial for individuals seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires more skilled nursing services. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a strong long-term care score. In fact, we gave it an above average grade of B+ in this area. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The last category we scored is nursing, where this facility was awarded a B+. This topped off an elite report card. Not many nursing homes received a B+ or higher in in each area we assessed. The nursing score includes many subcategories. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 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 place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of moving a patient more often.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.19% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents which suffered falls which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.78% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who have had UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 10.42% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.31% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.53% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may be an indicator lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 95.81% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 12.69% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating. Some experts argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 14.03% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.07 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 14.03 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.64 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 77.72% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements.
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