Life Care Center of Orlando is one of 20 options in Orlando, Florida. This nursing home is an A+ facility, which is our most impressive grade. Indeed, this turned out to be better than most of the facilities in Orlando, which has as strong a group of facilities as any city in the country. Keep reading to see this place's category scores, which are equally impressive. You really can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Life Care Center of Orlando
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
In addition, this facility also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite minor. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Nursing ratings are primarily based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for its short-term care rating. This completed a very favorable profile. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is typically a fair measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this area is the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Life Care Center of Orlando Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Better hygiene protocols minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are typically used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 2.33% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 94.94% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and bathing. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels.
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Life Care Center of Orlando, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Orlando, 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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