Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home in Debary, Florida. This is an A rated facility, which is one of the highest ratings we offer. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the country. This also worked out to be a very consistent facility with consistent scores in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also fared well in our long-term care category, where it received a grade of A. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspections. Nursing homes that excel in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Our nursing rating weighs several subcategories, but the main one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we looked at is short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded an A-. This completed a very strong profile. Very few facilities earned an A- or better in each of our categories. With our short-term care assessment, we try to forge a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.3 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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, 9.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.82% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 10.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used to treat a variety of conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.43% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents showing signs of depression. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 94.61% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.17% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Debary Health and Rehabilitation Center, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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