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Overall Rating 4.0 / 5.0 ★★★★★

  • Bane Branislav
    ★★★★★ 3 months ago

    Very friendly stuff and very nice "updated" facility. Recommend it to all !

  • Norbert Tuseo
    ★★★★★ 4 months ago

    Good reputation

  • Marlyn King
    ★★★★★ a year ago

  • Geek Nerd
    ★★★★★ a year ago

About Ponce Therapy Care Center, The

General Information

Legal Business NameHealthcare Properties Of St Augustine Inc
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareDecember 3, 1984 (33 years)
Capacity120
Residents96
Percent Occupied80%
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 Ponce Therapy Care Center, The

Ponce Therapy Care Center, The
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 1 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

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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

April 28, 2016 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.

February 2, 2016 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintAllow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

August 12, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.

April 21, 2015 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$26,000 fine
JFewImmediate JeopardyComplaintProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
JFewImmediate JeopardyComplaintLet residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
JFewImmediate JeopardyComplaintEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.

January 23, 2015 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure 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 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 InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionReasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Ponce Therapy Care Center, The 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 45min
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
55min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
25min
55min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 10min
3hr 50min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 1hr 25min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
93.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
94.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
48.8%
42.1%
43.3%
51.6%
52.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
33.8%
23.9%
26.6%
26.9%
27.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
20.8%
20.3%
22.9%
14.2%
17.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
8.9%
9.3%
9.6%
10.6%
16.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
13.8%
12.7%
8.6%
15.1%
13.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
2.6%
3.5%
2.2%
2.5%
5.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
4.9%
2.6%
2.4%
2.3%
7.2%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
8.6%
9.1%
7.3%
9.7%
6.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
2.4%
3.8%
12.9%
5.7%
4.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
4.9%
3.8%
5.8%
6.8%
2.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
2.1%
3.4%
4.5%
3.3%
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%
1.2%
1.1%
0.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

95.5%
96.6%
97.6%
98.9%
88.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
98.5%
98.6%
98.6%
98.6%
85.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
76.5%
72.1%
73.3%
71.6%
64.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
5.3%
10.1%
9.5%
7.6%
12.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
3.0%
2.8%
1.2%
0.0%
2.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
0.6%
1.1%
0.7%
2.6%
0.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016FL
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened



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