Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home is an average-sized government-owned facility located in Daytona Beach, Florida. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of A which is an impressive overall grade. Consequently, it is among the highest graded facilities in Daytona Beach, which features plenty of quality facilities. Even in a city with 12 nursing homes, this nursing home stands out as a fine choice. As you can find below, this place performed equally well in our category ratings. We gave it a straight A report card!
Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- For people with disabilities
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - State
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In this area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A. There are a host of subcategories included in this category. Many of these datapoints reflect nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 Florida in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning patients more frequently.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our third category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for its long-term care grade. This is a very strong grade. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 98.68852 percent of its residents, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this facility 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.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for our short-term care grade. This completed a very impressive profile. In determining our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is frequently a useful assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who had falls leading to serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that have sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be a sign of worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic can be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 2.33% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 94.94% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental health.
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Emory L Bennett Memorial Veterans Nursing Home, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Daytona Beach, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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