Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Tavares, Florida. With an A overall grade, we rated this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the United States. You really can not do any better than this facility. As you will see below, this nursing home also performed well in our category ratings. It is hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
4501 Waterman Way,
Tavares FL 32778
93.08% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that we have information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a fine long-term care grade. In fact, this turned out to be this facility's second most impressive category grade. In that category, this facility received a grade of A. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to providing elite levels of nursing care, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.07692 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.56 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Nursing scores are tied to nurse staffing levels. This place offers extremely high levels of nursing care, averaging 5.2 hours per patient daily. This is more nursing care than nearly any other place provides. Lastly, this place also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. In terms of the percentage of its residents sustaining falls which lead to serious injury, this facility performed as well as any nursing home in the nation.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we rated is short-term care, where this facility was given a B+. This completed a very favorable report card. Not many nursing homes received a B+ or better in each of our categories. In our short-term care grade, we attempt to create a fair barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at a nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides a greater volume of physical therapist hours to its residents than the average nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. In addition to excelling in the area of physical therapy, we found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in the country in this area with 57.3 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 9.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 2.43% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 95.03% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 13.16% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, In, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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