Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center is located in Saint Augustine, Florida. Sporting an overall score of B, this looks like a very respectable nursing home. Based on our ratings, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
200 Mariner Health Way,
Saint Augustine FL 32086
90.16% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. This facility was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This indicates that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it was given a favorable long-term care grade. In fact, long-term care is its second best category score. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A-. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 99.346405 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.07 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than the average nursing home.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's third highest category is short-term care. In that category, we gave this facility a B-. Our short-term care grade is often employed to judge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To provide highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to have higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. One reason for this place's strong score in this category is that it provides a substantially greater volume of physical therapist hours to its patients than the average nursing home. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the majority of facilities in the nation with 53 percent of its patients returning home. This is a better rate than most nursing homes.
This facility's weakest area is nursing, which is the last category we assessed. In this category, we awarded this facility a grade of D. There are a variety of factors included in this category. Most of the subcategories are tied to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. Quantity of nursing care does not appear to be the source of this facility's poor nursing grade. This place provides 4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is better than we expected. In determining our scores, we add additional weight to hours performed by highly skilled nurses such as registered nurses. Lastly, we also factored in some quality-based measures in this category. This nursing home fared well in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. For example, in terms of the number of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home performed better than the national average. This is generally an indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided with better nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 9.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who experienced falls resulting in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic could also be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 2.43% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 95.03% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.16% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 1.59 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 Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This tells you 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 Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Saint Augustine, FL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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