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Overall Rating 4.7 / 5.0 ★★★★★

  • ★★★★★ 6 months ago

    I have a disabled mom that has had several back surgeries and every time she gets released they put her in this rehab center for 30 days. Life Care Center is beautiful inside and out. They have a library set up with a computer and plenty of books, arts and crafts, cooking class, they have an actual ice cream parlor, therapy rooms and a beautiful dining room where you are more than welcome to have your family dine with you for lunch or dinner. The staff members are all very polite and caring people!

  • ★★★★★ a year ago

    My mom is a resident at Life Care Center in Palm Bay. It is the nicest facility that I've ever seen. The employees really take care of the residents as well as keeping the facility as spotless and as clean as possible. I am so glad that my mom is there. The staff is knowledgeable and very considerate of my mom and the other residents needs. I really love Life Care Center of Palm Bay.

  • ★★★★★ a year ago

    life care is one of the most cleaner facility in Brevard, if you are looking for a place that care, you find it, staffs, food, cleanliness , Ho! you name it they have it. they care!!!!!!

  • ★★★★★ a year ago

  • ★★★★★ a year ago

About Life Care Center Of Palm Bay

General Information

Legal Business NamePalm Bay Medical Investors, LLC
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareMay 28, 2004 (13 years)
Capacity141
Residents134
Percent Occupied95%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsBoth
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Life Care Center Of Palm Bay

Life Care Center Of Palm Bay
was reviewed by to have a rating of 5 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
Overall Rating
Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
Staff Rating
RN Staff Rating

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

February 4, 2016 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionReasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Life Care Center Of Palm Bay 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 30min
2hr 35min
ReportedExpected
CNA
50min
45min
ReportedExpected
LPN
40min
1hr 15min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 60min
4hr 35min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 1hr 30min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

91.0%
84.9%
84.9%
84.9%
93.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
98.8%
98.7%
97.5%
98.6%
94.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
51.9%
48.1%
48.0%
46.4%
52.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
19.2%
24.0%
21.3%
19.4%
27.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
14.5%
11.9%
14.7%
13.8%
17.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
10.7%
13.9%
15.0%
20.3%
16.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
7.8%
5.5%
4.1%
8.3%
13.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
3.3%
7.2%
0.0%
1.4%
5.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
4.8%
7.7%
6.3%
4.1%
7.2%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
8.3%
6.8%
9.7%
3.2%
6.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
1.3%
0.0%
1.3%
1.4%
1.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
3.6%
6.4%
5.1%
5.4%
4.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
2.4%
1.3%
2.5%
2.7%
2.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
3.6%
2.8%
2.2%
0.0%
2.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

96.9%
94.8%
94.6%
94.2%
88.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
79.7%
86.1%
86.1%
86.1%
85.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
65.4%
65.7%
63.6%
63.3%
64.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
12.0%
15.6%
11.7%
13.9%
12.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
1.1%
1.1%
2.2%
1.5%
2.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
0.2%
0.5%
0.6%
0.4%
0.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened



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