Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a nursing home located in Daytona Beach, Florida, a city with 99,390 people. We gave this facility an overall grade of C. A score of this caliber requires some decent marks. Based on our assessment, there are definitely much worse nursing homes out there. This place did not fare well in all of our categories, but it didn't receive any rock-bottom grades either. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home earned a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to emphasize its nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Inspection grades are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility received its next best category score in the area of long-term care. We gave this nursing home a B- in this category, which is a respectable grade. In the area of long-term care, we focus more on the quantity of services offered by a facility, as opposed to more medically-intensive services. Once we concluded our assessment of the amount of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were optimistic to learn that this nursing home vaccinates 94.50549 percent of its patients against pneumonia. This place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a middle of the pack grade in the area of short-term care, with a C. Short-term care scores are vital for individuals needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. In this facility's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. The hope is always that this does not adversely impact the quality of care. The last metric we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
The next area we assessed was nursing, which is a low point for this nursing home. We gave this facility a grade of just D for our nursing category. Nursing ratings are based largely on nurse staffing levels. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This facility performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these data points to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents which have experienced a fall which resulted in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often linked to poor nursing care. However, this metric can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.33% of Patients
This is the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 94.94% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility. Some experts would argue that mobility is important for patients physical and mental well-being.
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Sandalwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Daytona Beach, 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-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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