Edgewater at Waterman Village is a nursing home in Mount Dora, Florida. This city has 23,746 people. This nursing home turns out to be an A+ facility, which is the top score. This is really as good of a nursing home as you'll find. Scroll down to see this place's category ratings, which also impressed us. You really can't do any better than a straight A report card.
Edgewater at Waterman Village
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Florida Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Mount Dora, Florida Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Mount Dora, Florida Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Florida Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Mount Dora, Florida Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to direct your attention to the fact that this nursing home was superb in our short-term care rating. We gave them a dominant grade of A+ in this category. Our short-term care grades are important for individuals needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.7 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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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. The nursing score features a number of datapoints. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the last area, this nursing home received a strong long-term care rating. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in this area, giving this facility straight A's. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a life threatening ailment for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Edgewater at Waterman Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often the result of poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 2.33% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Some experts believe that this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 94.94% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Edgewater at Waterman Village, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with better rehabilitation.
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