Southern Oaks Care Center is on a list of 13 possibilities in Pensacola, Florida. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is very good score. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 25 percent of all facilities nationally. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card was its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Southern Oaks Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of faring well overall, this nursing home earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Inspection ratings account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to create an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor dings are not necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many impressive grades, this nursing home received a top-shelf long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A- in this category. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.858955 percent of its patients, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a dominant short-term care grade. Indeed, this is its third best category score. In that area, this facility received a score of A-. In crafting our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to devise a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The last category we scored was nursing, in which this facility received a grade of B. While this is its poorest category rating, this is nevertheless a quality score. In calculating a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving patients more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Southern Oaks Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 9.08% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents that developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 2.82% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who have had a fall which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 10.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents which are administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 21.27% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 2.33% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 94.94% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 13.07% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 16.78% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 16.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically 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 Southern Oaks Care Center, 9.16 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Southern Oaks Care Center, 78.49% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Pensacola, 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-plus
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