Palmetto Care Center is an average-sized facility located in Hialeah, Florida. This nursing home proved to be an A+ rated facility, which is our most impressive rating. Based on our analysis, this place is really as good as it gets. Headlining this place's stellar profile is its short-term care rating, which you can find in the next section.

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For profit - Individual

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ short-term care grade. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is often a solid measure of the facility's rehabilitation. This nursing home is the gold standard in terms of skilled nursing staffing. The facility supplied about 1.5 times as many registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than the typical nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who returned home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy, we found that it performed as well as just about any facility in the country in this area with 56.6 percent of its patients returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: BDec 18: BJan 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: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

We also want to point out the fact that this nursing home was given an impressive score of A in our long-term care area. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of really impressive nursing hour statistics, this nursing home's vaccination statistics is as good as it gets also. In fact, this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. The last datapoint we assessed is the facility's hospitalization rate. Here we found that this place had 2.54 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Facility Inspections

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Historical

Racking up another strong category grade, this nursing home also excelled in inspections, where it earned an A. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

In our final category, we gave this nursing home an A for our nursing score. This rounded out a very impressive report card. Our nursing score includes many data points, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This facility boasts a really impressive 4.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day, of which a significant percentage was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality measures we looked at. In terms of the percentage of its patients suffering falls leading to major injury, this facility performed as well as any nursing home the country.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
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

Palmetto Care Center 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
11.8%
State
B
8%
National
B
7.32%

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
1.47%
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
D
5.15%
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
A+
0%
State
B+
12.84%
National
B
14.18%

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
F
48.95%
State
B-
22.63%
National
B
19.68%

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
A+
0%
State
A-
1.2%
National
B+
5.07%

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
92.05%

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
B+
12.1%
State
B+
12.66%
National
B
14.45%

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
B+
19.57%
State
B
16.16%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

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

Provider
D
2.54
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
B-
19.57
State
B
16.16
National
B
17.08

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
A+
2.06
State
B+
8.28
National
B
10.26

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
F
46.29%
State
B
71.26%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Palmetto General Hospital 0.25 mi
2001 W 68th St Hialeah Florida 33016
(305) 823-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Larkin Community Hospital Palm Springs Campus 1.52 mi
1475 W 49th St Hialeah Florida 33012
(305) 558-2500
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Hialeah Hospital 4.49 mi
651 E 25th St Hialeah Florida 33013
(305) 693-6100
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
North Shore Medical Center 7.23 mi
1100 Nw 95th St Miami Florida 33150
(305) 835-6000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Memorial Hospital Miramar 7.82 mi
1901 Sw 172nd Ave Hollywood Florida 33029
(954) 538-4810
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Memorial Hospital West 9.02 mi
703 N Flamingo Rd Pembroke Pines Florida 33028
(954) 436-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Westchester General Hospital 9.29 mi
2500 Sw 75th Ave Miami Florida 33155
(305) 263-9270
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Jackson Memorial Hospital 9.35 mi
1611 Nw 12th Ave Miami Florida 33136
(305) 585-1111
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority

Nearby Dialysis

Palmetto Artificial Kidney Center 0.3 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
7150 W 20th Ave Ste 109 Hialeah Florida 33016
(305) 827-8399
Bma - Hialeah 0.33 mi
Dialysis Stations: 27
7170 W 20th Ave Hialeah Florida 33016
(305) 825-2046
Hialeah Artificial Kidney Center 1.17 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
8524 Nw 103rd St Hialeah Florida 33016
(305) 827-0576
Lakes Dialysis Center 2.12 mi
Dialysis Stations: 22
7980 Nw 155 St 2nd Floor Hialeah Florida 33016
(305) 817-8508
South Florida Dialysis Center Corp 2.12 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
8057 Northwest 155 Street Hialeah Florida 33016
(305) 698-2200
Renovation of Life Dialysis Center 2.16 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
14505 Commerce Way #600 Hialeah Florida 33016
(305) 362-8399
Miami Lakes Artificial Kidney Ctr 2.39 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
14600 Nw 60th Ave Hialeah Florida 33014
(786) 639-0496
Flamingo Park Kidney Center Inc 4.11 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
901 E 10th Ave Bay 17 Hialeah Florida 33010
(305) 884-5677