Located in Largo, Florida, Sabal Palms Health Care Center is one of five nursing homes in this city. This facility was given an overall score of A-. This turned out to be ranked among the three highest graded nursing homes in Largo. We flat out can not say enough favorable things about this place. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In addition to receiving a quality overall grade, this facility also earned excellent inspections recently. We awarded it one of our highest scores in that area, with an A. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This place was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A-May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Compounding its dominant accomplishments in other areas, we gave this nursing home a grade of A- for its long-term care score. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.2074 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a dangerous ailment for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. Although it had 2.28 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted score was close to the middle of the pack since it had more complicated patients.

Short-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B-Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

The third category we analyzed was short-term care. Contributing to its high-end profile, this nursing home also excelled in this area. In fact, we awarded it a grade of of A- for the category. Our short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. It performed as well as just about any facility in Florida in this area with 61.2 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, at most facilities, fewer than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.

Nurse Quality

B-
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: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The next category we graded turned out to be this nursing home's poorest area. However, even in its worst category we still awarded it a respectable grade of B- for nursing. Nursing grades are largely associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This place provides 4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is better than average. In calculating our nursing grades, we apply additional weight to hours performed by more highly trained nurses such as registered nurses. Finally, we also weighed some quality-based measures. This place scored well in a few of the quality measures we looked at. By way of illustration, in terms of the percentage of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this place outpaced the national average. This is typically a good indicator that a facility has sufficient quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided with better nursing care.

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

Sabal Palms Health Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
B
7.25%
State
B
8%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term patients which had falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of poor nursing care.

Provider
B-
3.83%
State
B+
2.68%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents who have had urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Provider
B-
3.08%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
B
13.22%
State
B+
12.84%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.

Provider
D
33.09%
State
B-
22.63%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
1.2%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percent of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
A-
99.36%
State
B+
93.33%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.

Provider
C
19.74%
State
B+
12.66%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
A
24.95%
State
B
16.16%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B-
1.96
State
B-
1.93
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
D
24.95
State
B
16.16
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A-
6.62
State
B+
8.28
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.

Provider
B-
65.71%
State
B
71.26%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Largo Medical Center 2.22 mi
201 14th St Sw Largo Florida 33770
(727) 588-5200
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Northside Hospital 7.75 mi
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St Petersburg General Hospital 8.33 mi
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Mease Countryside Hospital 8.93 mi
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Palms of Pasadena Hospital 11.73 mi
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St Anthonys Hospital 12.02 mi
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(727) 825-1100
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CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 26
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Dialysis Stations: 20
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(727) 584-4047
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Dialysis Stations: 2
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Fkc - Belleair Dialysis Center 2.44 mi
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(727) 441-8590
Renviva Dialysis Center of Clearwater, LLC 2.65 mi
Dialysis Stations: 2
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Rai Care Centers - Largo 3.21 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
12505 Starkey Rd Suite B Largo Florida 33773
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Lake Seminole Dialysis 5.86 mi
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