El Reposo Nursing Facility is a small non-profit nursing home located in Florence, Alabama. With an overall rating of A, this nursing home is among the top facilities we looked at. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the country. If you look further down this page, you can see this facility's category ratings, which are also strong.
El Reposo Nursing Facility
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ government inspections recently. Its inspections are virtually flawless. Our inspection grades weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category usually have few severe deficiencies. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many dominant grades, this nursing home was awarded a strong long-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in that category. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the elderly population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We analyzed the licensure of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses were with residents, in calculating our score in this area. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this facility received a strong short-term care rating. While this was not as good as a few of its other scores, this remains one of our better scores a facility can receive. Our short-term care grade is commonly used to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to have high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
El Reposo Nursing Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 3.25% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 19.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for treating several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 23.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term patients who are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 1.35% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 91.96% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 13.45% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 18.12% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In El Reposo Nursing Facility, 18.12 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 El Reposo Nursing Facility, 11.48 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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