Florida Presbyterian Homes

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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909 Lakeside Ave,
Lakeland FL 33803

(863) 688-5521

71.17% estimated occupancy 1

Florida Presbyterian Homes is a facility located in Lakeland, Florida. This city has a total of 237,282 people. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of A-, making it ranked among the top three facilities in Lakeland. You really can't do any better than this place. This nursing home also received consistently good scores in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is it earned an impressive grade in inspections. Inspections turned out to be its best category. In this category, we gave this nursing home an A. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its elite resume, this facility also performed well in our short-term care area. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that category. Our short-term care ratings are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that returned home from this nursing home. This nursing home performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. We found that it fared as well as just about any nursing home in this area with 62.9 percent of its residents returning home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. When determining a facility's nursing score, we look at the quantity of hours nurses are with patients as well as the levels of training of the nurses. With 4.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day, this facility surpassed the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, we also looked at nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as good indicators of the quality of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The final category we looked at was long-term care. This nursing home was given an above average nursing grade in our assessment, with a grade of B. Although this was not as dominant as several of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of the stronger scores for that category. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to offering elite levels of nursing care and other staffing, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. This percentage is also much better than most nursing homes. This combination proved to be effective as this facility keeps its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 1.71 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Florida Presbyterian Homes Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 9.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 2.43% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 95.03% of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 13.16% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 18.15% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 9.19 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Florida Presbyterian Homes, 77.65% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.

Scores for Lakeland, FL

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Lakeland, Florida has 11 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Lakeland Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.92 miles away1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd Lakeland Florida 33805Voluntary non-profit - Private(863) 687-1100
  • Bartow Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 10.34 miles away2200 Osprey Blvd Bartow Florida 33831Proprietary(863) 533-8111
  • South Florida Baptist HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.96 miles away301 N Alexander St Plant City Florida 33563Voluntary non-profit - Private(813) 757-1200
  • Winter Haven HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 14.38 miles away200 Ave F Ne Winter Haven Florida 33881Voluntary non-profit - Private(863) 293-1121

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fresenius Kidney Care Lakeland2.33 miles away1550 Lakeland Hills Blvd Lakeland Florida 33805CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (863) 680-1046
  • Lakeland Dialysis2.59 miles away515 E. Bella Vista St. Lakeland Florida 33805Dialysis Stations: 16 (863) 688-5463
  • Lake Vista Dialysis3.41 miles away3187 Us Hwy 98 N Lakeland Florida 33805CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (863) 603-2130
  • Lakeland South Dialysis3.7 miles away4774 South Florida Avenue Lakeland Florida 33813CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 19 (863) 646-0462
  • Plant City Dialysis10.2 miles away1211 W Reynolds St Ste 1 Plant City Florida 33563CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (813) 752-2136
  • Fmc-Auburndale10.9 miles away365 Havendale Blvd Auburndale Florida 33823Dialysis Stations: 16 (863) 551-3159
  • Bartow Dialysis11.57 miles away1190 E Church St Bartow Florida 33830Dialysis Stations: 16 (863) 533-1601
  • Rai Care Centers - Winter Haven14.01 miles away1200 E Lake Silver Dr Winter Haven Florida 33881CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (863) 299-0007

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