The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City is one of only three nursing homes in Lake City, Florida. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is very good grade. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this place. This facility also received phenomenal ratings in all four of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City
- 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 - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A+. Very few places fared this well in this area. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we have information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its impressive resume, this facility also performed well in our long-term care area. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.88889 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to avoid unnecessary deaths for the nursing home population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this nursing home, we awarded them one of our stronger scores in our short-term care category as well, with a B+. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is generally a fair assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients 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 area we scored was nursing. We gave this nursing home one of our higher scores in this area, with a grade of B. Although this was not as favorable as several of this facility's other grades, it is nevertheless a perfectly acceptable score. The nursing score features a variety of data points. The most important factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 9.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who developed pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 2.8% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 1.82% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 10.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 2.43% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are showing signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 94.61% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 13.17% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 18.15% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 18.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 9.19 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, 77.65% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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