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Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-Sep 20: A-Oct 20: B+Jan 21: A-Feb 21: A-Mar 21: A-Apr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+
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5280 Sw 157 Avenue,
Miami FL 33185

(786) -43-3-74

96.93% estimated occupancy 1

Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center is a nursing home in Miami, Florida which has 1,723,766 people. This nursing home turns out to be an A+ rated facility. Receiving an A+ in our rating scheme takes superb scores across the board. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it as one of the top three facilities in Miami. Headlining this place's exemplary profile is its inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.

Quick Details

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

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A+

In addition to receiving an elite overall rating, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection grade. This is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. It does not appear that we were able to find 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

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to direct your attention to the fact that this facility performed well in our long-term care category. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to providing well above average levels of nursing care, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. This combination proved to be effective as this place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. While it had 1.86 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted score was better than most nursing homes due to it having some more complex patients.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

Another reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Our nursing score weighs quite a few components, however, the paramount consideration is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home boasts a really impressive 4.2 hours of nursing care per patient each day, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. This is one of the higher totals of nursing hours we found at any facility. In addition to providing impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Switching gears to the final area, this nursing home also excelled in our short-term care category. We gave it a grade of A- in this area. This finalized a straight A report card. In computing our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is often a useful assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The last statistic we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. This place performed better than most facilities in this area with 51.4 percent of its residents returning home. For most facilities, fewer than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an measure of a facility's nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents who suffered from a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.43% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 95.03% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.16% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15% Percentage of Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some believe that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.19 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In Kendall Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center, 77.65% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements.

Scores for Miami, FL

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

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Nearby Dialysis

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