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Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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4250 Nw 5th St,
Fort Lauderdale FL 33317

(954) 587-3296

65.06% estimated occupancy 1

Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This city is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country with has 765,608 people. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is a very strong score. Despite Fort Lauderdale featuring 19 nursing homes to select from, this one stands out as a first-rate choice. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Individual

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. There are many criteria within this area. Most of these subcategories relate to staffing levels. This nursing home provides an incredible 5.2 hours of nursing care per patient daily. Out of this total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in the state in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We look at these metrics as reliable indicators of the caliber of nursing care provided.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it was given a grade of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this category. Our short-term care scores are based on a facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. One of this facility's strengths is that it offers more than an hour of care per day from registered nurses per patient. This is really the gold standard in this area, as it's approximately 1.5 times higher than a typical place's level of registered nurse staffing. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of facilities with 60 percent of its patients returning home. This is a significantly better rate than most nursing homes.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Moving on to the next category, this facility also performed admirably in our long-term care category. In fact, we gave it a B+ for that category. This topped off a very strong report card. When facilities receive this kind of score in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to providing elite levels of nursing care and other staffing, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 97.95222 percent of its patients. This statistic is also significantly higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9.04% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs

This gauges the percentage of long-term residents that have sustained a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 2.43% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 95.03% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 13.16% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.15% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9.19 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Plantation Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 77.65% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Scores for Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Fort Lauderdale, Florida has 18 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Plantation General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.15 miles away401 Nw 42nd Ave Fort Lauderdale Florida 33317Voluntary non-profit - Private(954) 587-5010
  • Broward Health Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 4.28 miles away1600 S Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale Florida 33316Government - Hospital District or Authority(954) 355-4400
  • University Hospital and Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.29 miles away7201 N University Dr Fort Lauderdale Florida 33321Proprietary(954) 721-2200
  • Holy Cross HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.89 miles away4725 N Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale Florida 33308Voluntary non-profit - Church(954) 771-8000
  • Memorial Hospital PembrokeAcute Care Hospitals 7.24 miles away7800 Sheridan St Hollywood Florida 33024Government - Hospital District or Authority(954) 962-9650
  • South Florida State HospitalPsychiatric 9.23 miles away800 E Cypress Dr Hollywood Florida 33025Government - State(305) 967-7000
  • Northwest Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 9.25 miles away2801 N State Rd 7 Pompano Beach Florida 33063Proprietary(954) 974-0400
  • Broward Health Coral SpringsAcute Care Hospitals 9.97 miles away3000 Coral Hills Dr Pompano Beach Florida 33065Government - Hospital District or Authority(954) 344-3000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc Dialysis Services - Ft Lauderdale2.03 miles away3863 W Broward Blvd Fort Lauderdale Florida 33312CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (954) 321-7772
  • Plantation Dialysis - Plantation2.39 miles away7061 Cypress Rd Ste 103 Fort Lauderdale Florida 33317CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (954) 583-2100
  • Lauderhill Dialysis2.5 miles away2916 N State Road 7 Fort Lauderdale Florida 33313CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (954) 731-6044
  • Florida Kidney Center2.7 miles away7309 West Oakland Park Blvd Fort Lauderdale Florida 33319CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 32 (954) 578-7678
  • Plantation Home Training2.96 miles away8144 W Broward Blvd Fort Lauderdale Florida 33324Dialysis Stations: 3 (954) 473-9138
  • Fresenius Kidney Care-East Fort Lauderdale3.32 miles away2301 W Oakland Park Blvd Fort Lauderdale Florida 33311Dialysis Stations: 16 (954) 676-3897
  • Pine Island Kidney Center4.05 miles away1871 N Pine Island Rd Fort Lauderdale Florida 33322Dialysis Stations: 20 (954) 916-8958
  • Oakland Dialysis Center LLC4.18 miles away3250 N State Road 7 Reef Plaza Fort Lauderdale Florida 33319Dialysis Stations: 16 (954) 717-2293

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