Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is just one of 20 facilities in Orlando, Florida. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of C. A grade in this range requires some decent marks. Orlando received a city grade of A-, so there are some other options in the city worth looking at. The best part of this facility's profile is is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
It should be noted that this facility's inspection rating outpaced its overall grade. In fact, we gave it a B+ for its inspections grade, which is one of our better scores. Inspection scores are tied to items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Based on this, we had a generally favorable view of this facility's recent inspections.
Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a favorable score in short-term care. This nursing home received a grade of B in this category, which is one of our more impressive grades. In determining our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to devise a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home in any area came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of B-. Our nursing grade consists of a handful of datapoints, most of which are associated with nursing hours. This place provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This is a lower figure than we were hoping for. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we assessed is long-term care, which turned out to be a weak link for this nursing home. We awarded this facility a grade of just D in the area of long-term care. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is often a bad sign for resident care and it may indicate that the place is not as well-staffed. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 93.238434 percent of its patients, which is a few points lower than we anticipated. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that sustained a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who experienced urinary tract infections. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 2.33% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 94.94% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Parks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Orlando, 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
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