Lee Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit is a very-small hospital-based nursing home in Fort Myers, Florida. After receiving an A+ overall grade, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 25 facilities in Florida. Even in a city featuring 15 other nursing homes, this facility is a great option. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category scores, which also impressed us. You just can't do any better than a straight A profile.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : FalseUsed to indicate false.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Government - Hospital district

Resident Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: B+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to receiving a great overall score, this nursing home received an A+ in our short-term care category. With our short-term care grade, we try to create a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess a facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. This place excelled at the highest level in two key staffing areas we looked at. In fact, it provided about 50% more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than the average nursing home. This is usually a great sign. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this facility. In addition to excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it fared as well as just about any facility in the country with 71.7 percent of its patients returning home.

Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This facility also earned an A+ inspection score, making it one of the rare places to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Unfortunately, it does not appear that we were able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also gave this nursing home a of A+ for its long-term care grade. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. We were not able to track down this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Turning to the last area, this facility also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it an A in this category. This finalized a straight A profile. Our nursing score is based on many data points. The most important one is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provided 7 hours of nursing care per patient daily, which is among the higher figures in the country. A significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the most highly skilled levels of nurses. We were very impressed by both of these figures. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. For example, it performed as well as any facility in the country in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as reliable measures of the caliber of nursing care offered.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Lee Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
3.53
State
B+
8.28
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with better rehabilitation.

Provider
B+
73.29%
State
B
71.26%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Lee Memorial Hospital 0 mi
2776 Cleveland Ave Fort Myers Florida 33901
(239) 332-1111
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Cape Coral Hospital 4.33 mi
636 Del Prado Blvd Cape Coral Florida 33990
(239) 574-2323
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Gulf Coast Medical Center Lee Mem Health System 5.88 mi
13681 Doctors Way Fort Myers Florida 33912
(239) 768-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Lehigh Regional Medical Center 13.32 mi
1500 Lee Blvd Lehigh Acres Florida 33936
(239) 369-2101
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fort Myers Dialysis 2.35 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 33
4220 Executive Circle #38 Fort Myers Florida 33916
(239) 274-3681
Cape Coral North Dialysis 4.57 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1315 Se 8th Terrace Cape Coral Florida 33990
(239) 772-8599
Cape Coral South Dialysis 4.94 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
3046 Del Prado Blvd South Suite 4a Cape Coral Florida 33904
(239) 549-0339
Fresenius Medical Care North Fort Myers, LLC 4.98 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
15991 N Cleveland Avenue North Fort Myers Florida 33903
(239) 995-0091
Fort Myers North Dialysis 5.12 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
16101 North Cleveland Ave North Fort Myers Florida 33903
(239) 656-4403
Bayshore Dialysis 5.13 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
16151 Slater Rd North Fort Myers Florida 33917
(239) 731-1006
Cape Coral Home Training 5.33 mi
Dialysis Stations: 5
3637 Del Prado Blvd S Suite 202 Cape Coral Florida 33904
(239) 542-7076
Fort Myers Kidney Care Center 5.53 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
14181 S Tamiami Trail #120 Fort Myers Florida 33912
(239) 415-1062