Florence Home is a large non-profit nursing home located in Omaha, Nebraska. With an overall grade of B+, this facility should work for most prospective residents. We were pleased to find out that this matched the average grade of nursing homes in Omaha, which is one of the better cities in Nebraska to find a nursing home. This place also received consistently good ratings in all of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Radiation Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection score. Inspections turned out to be its best category grade. In this area, we awarded this facility an A-. Our inspection grades are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically 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 facility was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate threat to resident safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. Nursing ratings are mostly associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving residents even once per day.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the category of long-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It performed more favorably than most facilities in this area. For residents looking for a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are a key measure. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 91.22807 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat less than we were hoping for but still a decent percentage. 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 less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we rated is short-term care, in which this nursing home was given a grade of B. This facility didn't end up having any identifiable weaknesses. Short-term care ratings are meaningful for prospective residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Florence Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Florence Home, 5.2% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Florence Home, 3.95% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients who experienced falls which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Florence Home, 3.33% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Florence Home, 14.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Florence Home, 16.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Florence Home, 3.83% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. High rates of depression may be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Florence Home, 94.7% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Florence Home, 7.98% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Florence Home, 14.61% of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Florence Home, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Florence Home, 14.61% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Florence Home, 13.41% of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Florence Home, 88.07% of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Omaha, NE
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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