Faith Healthcare Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Florence, South Carolina. This nursing home received a strong grade of B+ overall. We found this nursing home to be better than the majority of the facilities in Florence, which has a city grade of B. Based on our ratings, this place looks like a good fit for most people. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Faith Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to faring well overall, this nursing home also received nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A+. Our inspection grades are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this nursing home's other achievements is its top-shelf long-term care score. It received one of our best scores in that area, with a score of A. When nursing homes receive this type of score in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98.82353 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. Our nursing rating assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of turning a patient more often.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed is short-term care, which turned out to be this nursing home's worst category. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in this category. However, you should not assess this nursing home solely on a single bad area, as it earned some impressive grades in other categories. In our short-term care category, we attempt to forge a sound barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze the facility's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. In this facility's case, it looks like it offered less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than a typical facility. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that returned home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.5 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Faith Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Faith Healthcare Center, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Faith Healthcare Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Faith Healthcare Center, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of long-term care residents which have sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be a sign of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Faith Healthcare Center, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Faith Healthcare Center, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Faith Healthcare Center, 2.85% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Faith Healthcare Center, 88.92% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Faith Healthcare Center, 14.02% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Faith Healthcare Center, 20.24% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Faith Healthcare Center, 1.69 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Faith Healthcare Center, 20.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Faith Healthcare Center, 12.31 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Faith Healthcare Center, 73.11% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Florence, SC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Florence, South Carolina has 6 other nursing homes
- Mcleod Regional Medical Center-Pee DeeAcute Care Hospitals 1.12 miles away555 E Cheves St Box 8700 Florence South Carolina 29506Voluntary non-profit - Other(843) 777-2900
- Musc Health Florence Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.21 miles away805 Pamplico Hwy Box 100550 Florence South Carolina 29505Proprietary(843) 674-2500
- Fresenius Kidney Care Florence Medical Mile0.78 miles away181 E. Evans Street Suite B Florence South Carolina 29506Dialysis Stations: 20 (843) 679-0550
- Total Renal Care, Inc.0.94 miles away1520 Flag Drive Florence South Carolina 29505Dialysis Stations: 20 (843) 413-0857
- Fresenius Medical Care Church Street1.14 miles away406 South Church Street Florence South Carolina 29501CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (843) 679-5945
- Florence Dialysis Center1.33 miles away435 North Cashua Dr Florence South Carolina 29501CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 31 (843) 669-0825
- Davita Sally Hill Dialysis1.73 miles away1471 N. Cashua Drive Florence South Carolina 29501Dialysis Stations: 12 (843) 664-9067
- Freedom Dialysis Center2.95 miles away1520 Freedom Boulevard Florence South Carolina 29505CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 28 (843) 667-0654
- Bio-Medical Applications of South Carolina, Inc.3.64 miles away1465 Pamplico Highway Florence South Carolina 29505Dialysis Stations: 1 (843) 413-9613
- Darlington Dialysis Center Inc7.27 miles away1018 South Governor Williams Highway Darlington South Carolina 29532CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (843) 398-5263