Glades Health Care Center is located in Pahokee, Florida. This turns out to be an A rated facility. This facility was given one of the top scores we offer. A grade in this range requires top-notch scores across the board. We rated this nursing home as one of the 100 best facilities in Florida, which is a distinguished list. Headlining this nursing home's stellar report card is its long-term care score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Glades Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
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Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this nursing home excelled in long-term care. We awarded them a grade of A+ in this area. Facilities that excel in this category tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 94.57014 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing grades are mostly associated with the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility 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 typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving patients more often.
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Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively insignificant. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you that 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.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we rated was short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of B+. This wrapped up an elite report card. Few facilities earned a B+ or better in in each area we assessed. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glades Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glades Health Care Center, 8.47% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that suffer from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glades Health Care Center, 0.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of long-term stay residents that have experienced a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glades Health Care Center, 1.88% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of long-term patients which had urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glades Health Care Center, 32.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glades Health Care Center, 15.31% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glades Health Care Center, 0% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glades Health Care Center, 97.29% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glades Health Care Center, 6.02% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glades Health Care Center, 2.85% of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels.
In Glades Health Care Center, 0.03 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glades Health Care Center, 2.85% 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
In Glades Health Care Center, 8.47% of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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