Palm Garden of Tampa is in the densely populated metropolitan area of Tampa, Florida with a population of 717,255 people. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable score. Even in a city with 18 nursing homes, this facility stood out. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
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Historical

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not deem any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to patient health or safety. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
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Historical

This nursing home is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it received a score of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this area. Our short-term care scores are crucial for people requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This place outperformed the majority of facilities in the nation in this area with 53.1 percent of its patients returning home. This is a higher rate than most nursing homes.

Nurse Quality

B
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Historical

Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. Our nursing category includes a handful of components, many of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home offers an extremely impressive 4.2 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is among the better totals in Florida. Finally, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. In terms of the percentage of its residents sustaining falls which lead to major injury, this facility performed as well as any nursing home in Florida.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The next category we looked at was long-term care, in which this facility was given a grade of B. This nursing home ended up being strong in each area we assessed. 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. On top of offering well above average levels of nursing care and other staffing, this facility gave the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, we looked at the facility's number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this facility had 4.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Although this admittedly wasn't as favorable as some of its other scores in this category, this statistic can be skewed for some facilities due to the preexisting medical conditions of patients.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
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B+
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

Palm Garden of Tampa Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for too long.

Provider
D
11.21%
State
B
8%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients who experienced falls leading to severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.

Provider
A+
0.33%
State
B+
2.68%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
B+
1.34%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
B
13.07%
State
B+
12.84%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.

Provider
B-
21.66%
State
B-
22.63%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
B+
0.71%
State
A-
1.2%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
A
100%
State
B+
93.33%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate decline of a resident's health.

Provider
A+
6.77%
State
B+
12.66%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
D
10.39%
State
B
16.16%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Provider
F
2.71
State
B-
1.93
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A
10.39
State
B
16.16
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B-
10.45
State
B+
8.28
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.

Provider
A
82.92%
State
B
71.26%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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