Life Care Center of Winter Haven is a large nursing home located in Winter Haven, Florida. Sporting an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most people. You could definitely do much worse than this facility. This facility's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.
Life Care Center of Winter Haven
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Best Nursing Home in Winter Haven, Florida Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong facility overall, this place also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Few facilities performed better in this category. Inspection scores are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. Nursing grades are largely based on a nursing home's level of 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 place 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 generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving a resident more frequently.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this nursing home also received a grade of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is a well above average grade in this category. In crafting our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we looked at was long-term care. We gave this facility one of our higher scores in this area, with a grade of B. This nursing home turned out to be very solid in each area we assessed. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.30716 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations 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 Winter Haven Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents which have suffered a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that suffered from a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 2.33% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 94.94% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who retained mobility levels.
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Life Care Center of Winter Haven, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Winter Haven, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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