Pines Nursing Home is in the densely populated metropolitan area of Miami, Florida. Featuring an overall grade of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective patients. Impressively, the facilities in Miami received high scores across the board, making this one of the best places in Florida to find a nursing home. This facility's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next section.
Pines Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its favorable overall grade, we gave this facility an A for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this facility's other accomplishments is its superb long-term care score. We awarded them one of our more impressive grades in that area, with a grade of A-. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the criteria we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 99.39024 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths for the nursing home population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. There are numerous subcategories within this area. Most of these criteria reflect levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we rated was short-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of B. This facility didn't end up having any weak links. Our short-term care scores are presumably most critical for folks in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. This includes not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this facility provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Pines Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pines Nursing Home, 9.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pines Nursing Home, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pines Nursing Home, 1.82% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pines Nursing Home, 10.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pines Nursing Home, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pines Nursing Home, 2.43% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients showing signs of depression. High levels of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pines Nursing Home, 94.61% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pines Nursing Home, 13.17% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pines Nursing Home, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Pines Nursing Home, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pines Nursing Home, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Pines Nursing Home, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Scores for Miami, 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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