Life Care Center of Pensacola is in Pensacola, Florida. This city is among the most populated cities in the country with has a total of 254,917 people. We awarded this facility an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. This is just about as good of a nursing home as you'll find. This facility also received consistently good grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Life Care Center of Pensacola
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident safety or health. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
On the list of its many dominant grades, this facility received a strong short-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in this category. In calculating these short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to create a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing grades are tied to nurse staffing levels. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility 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.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored was long-term care. We awarded this facility one of our higher grades in this category, with a B. Even though this isn't as dominant as several of its other grades, it is nevertheless a fine grade. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.68848 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Life Care Center of Pensacola Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay residents which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who experienced UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 2.33% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 94.94% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is critical to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Life Care Center of Pensacola, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of 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 Pensacola, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Pensacola, 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-plus
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