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About Palm Garden Of Port Saint Lucie

General Information

Legal Business NamePalm Garden Of Port St Lucie LLC
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareFebruary 25, 1988 (29 years)
Capacity120
Residents112
Percent Occupied93%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Palm Garden Of Port Saint Lucie

Palm Garden Of Port Saint Lucie
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Overall Ratings of Florida Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

May 20, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

April 14, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$4,030 fine
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.

February 20, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.

January 8, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide housekeeping and maintenance services.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAt least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

January 7, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionNo-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAutomatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionExits that are accessible at all times.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionExit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.

September 2, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

July 16, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Palm Garden Of Port Saint Lucie require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 35min
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
50min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
45min
1hr
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 10min
3hr 60min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 15min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

97.8%
96.0%
96.0%
93.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
98.9%
96.6%
96.5%
94.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
21.2%
23.5%
-
51.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
20.2%
20.0%
16.7%
18.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
13.0%
10.4%
18.5%
14.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
1.8%
1.4%
4.1%
5.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
10.2%
8.2%
9.8%
7.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Lose Too Much Weight
8.9%
7.3%
11.3%
5.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Have Depressive Symptoms
8.0%
7.1%
3.7%
5.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
With a Urinary Tract Infection
4.4%
4.6%
3.5%
2.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
1.0%
1.1%
2.3%
2.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

98.2%
98.7%
98.6%
87.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
96.8%
93.3%
93.3%
84.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
23.2%
20.9%
20.4%
14.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
0.7%
2.5%
1.8%
2.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
0.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015FL
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened