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Forum at Deer Creek

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  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

Updated Nov 1, 2021 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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Forum at Deer Creek's website

3001 Deer Creek Country Club,
Deerfield Beach FL 33442

(954) 698-6269

33.5% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Forum at Deer Creek has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Forum at Deer Creek is in Deerfield Beach, Florida, a city with a total of 54,913 people. After receiving an A+ overall grade, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 100 facilities in Florida. This is an impressive achievement in a state with a long list of high-end facilities. In our view, this nursing home ought to be a wonderful choice for just about anybody. If you scroll down, you can see this place's category ratings, which appear to be just as strong as its overall grade.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to receiving a great overall score, this facility earned an A+ inspection score. This is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the highest complements we can offer a nursing home. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

An additional reason we graded this nursing home so highly is that it was awarded an A+ long-term care grade. This is just about as strong as it gets in this category. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

We also would like to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home was awarded a strong grade of A in our short-term care category. Short-term care grades are generally employed to judge a facility's rehabilitation services To have highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 4.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

Turning to the last category, this nursing home also excelled in the nursing category. We awarded it an A for this area. This completed truly elite report card. Nursing grades are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at certain nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these metrics as reliable measures of the caliber of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Forum at Deer Creek Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Forum at Deer Creek, 20.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Forum at Deer Creek, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care residents which suffered falls which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Forum at Deer Creek, 5.49% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Forum at Deer Creek, 11.76% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Forum at Deer Creek, 3.95% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Forum at Deer Creek, 0% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Increased rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Forum at Deer Creek, 99.06% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Forum at Deer Creek, 13.51% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence. Some argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Forum at Deer Creek, 18.84% of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels.


Grade: D

In Forum at Deer Creek, 0.03 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Forum at Deer Creek, 18.84% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Forum at Deer Creek, 5.26% of Patients

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In Forum at Deer Creek, 86.18% of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Broward Health NorthAcute Care Hospitals 3.37 miles away201 E Sample Rd Pompano Beach Florida 33064Government - Hospital District or Authority(954) 786-6950
  • Boca Raton Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.87 miles away800 Meadows Rd Boca Raton Florida 33486Voluntary non-profit - Private(561) 362-5002
  • West Boca Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 4.27 miles away21644 State Rd 7 Boca Raton Florida 33428Proprietary(561) 488-8100
  • Northwest Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.42 miles away2801 N State Rd 7 Pompano Beach Florida 33063Proprietary(954) 974-0400
  • Broward Health Coral SpringsAcute Care Hospitals 7.83 miles away3000 Coral Hills Dr Pompano Beach Florida 33065Government - Hospital District or Authority(954) 344-3000
  • Delray Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.29 miles away5352 Linton Blvd Delray Beach Florida 33484Proprietary(561) 498-4440
  • Holy Cross HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.32 miles away4725 N Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale Florida 33308Voluntary non-profit - Church(954) 771-8000
  • University Hospital and Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 10.27 miles away7201 N University Dr Fort Lauderdale Florida 33321Proprietary(954) 721-2200

Nearby Dialysis

  • Deerfield Beach Dialysis0.86 miles away1983 W Hillsboro Blvd Deerfield Beach Florida 33442Dialysis Stations: 12 (954) 426-3350
  • Lighthouse Point Dialysis2 miles away200 Sw Natura Ave Deerfield Beach Florida 33441CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (954) 426-3350
  • Pinnacle Dialysis of Boca Raton4.29 miles away2900 N Military Trail Suite 195 Boca Raton Florida 33431CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (561) 241-6667
  • First Class Kidney Care Dialysis Center, LLC4.39 miles away3170 North Federal Highway Suite 107 Pompano Beach Florida 33064Dialysis Stations: 4 (754) 307-9256
  • West Boca Dialysis Center5.26 miles away19801 Hampton Dr Boca Raton Florida 33434Dialysis Stations: 19 (561) 488-0202
  • Universal Kidney Center of Margate-Coral Springs LLC5.43 miles away2800 N State Road 7 Pompano Beach Florida 33063Dialysis Stations: 30 (954) 968-8500
  • Nw Broward Artificial Kidney Center5.6 miles away2514 N State Road 7 Pompano Beach Florida 33063CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (954) 977-7555
  • Boca Raton Artificial Kidney Center5.66 miles away998 Nw 9th Ct Boca Raton Florida 33486Dialysis Stations: 14 (561) 392-3940