Royal Care of Avon Park

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Avon Park, Florida (FL).

Royal Care of Avon Park is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 90 beds based at 1281 Stratford Road in Avon Park, FL. The facility has 88 residents indicating 98% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 194 Medicare patients were given 7,509 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,151,518 by Medicare. 48 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $68,348 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Royal Care of Avon Park.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, short-stay residents to have delirium, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

Overall Rating

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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Rated 3.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Rating

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Rated 3.50 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Promptness Rating

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Rated 3.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

1281 Stratford Road
Avon Park, FL 33825

Phone Number

(863) 453-6674

Geographic Coordinates

27.628344, -81.517602
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
90
Avon Park Average
97
Highlands County Average
120
Florida Average
120
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Avon Park
98.00%
Highlands County
91.40%
Florida
87.92%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
88
Avon Park Average
95
Highlands County Average
109
Florida Average
106
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Avon Park
0 (0.00%)
Highlands County
0 (0.00%)
Florida
17 (2.50%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Avon Park
0 (0.00%)
Highlands County
1 (20.00%)
Florida
59 (8.66%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 02/02/2007 - Health Survey
  • 02/01/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 12/15/2005 - Health Survey
  • 12/15/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/30/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/18/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.55
Avon Park Average
0.46
Highlands County Average
0.52
Florida Average
0.57
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
3.02
Avon Park Average
2.93
Highlands County Average
2.77
Florida Average
2.94
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.94
Avon Park Average
0.93
Highlands County Average
0.99
Florida Average
1.00
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.49
Avon Park Average
1.38
Highlands County Average
1.51
Florida Average
1.57
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Avon Park
54.00%
Highlands County
72.40%
Florida
75.40%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
22.00%
Avon Park
17.00%
Highlands County
15.80%
Florida
14.76%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Avon Park
8.50%
Highlands County
11.60%
Florida
13.32%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Avon Park
7.50%
Highlands County
12.00%
Florida
8.19%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Avon Park
54.50%
Highlands County
56.60%
Florida
51.33%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Avon Park
5.50%
Highlands County
4.20%
Florida
4.06%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Avon Park
12.50%
Highlands County
14.60%
Florida
10.57%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Avon Park
40.00%
Highlands County
52.40%
Florida
60.86%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Avon Park
0.00%
Highlands County
0.80%
Florida
1.54%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Avon Park
10.00%
Highlands County
14.80%
Florida
18.49%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
Avon Park
44.50%
Highlands County
62.20%
Florida
69.48%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Avon Park
6.00%
Highlands County
5.20%
Florida
4.19%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Avon Park
12.00%
Highlands County
10.00%
Florida
10.27%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
8.00%
Avon Park
10.50%
Highlands County
7.60%
Florida
5.73%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
16.00%
Avon Park
14.00%
Highlands County
13.00%
Florida
11.51%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Avon Park
14.50%
Highlands County
12.40%
Florida
9.25%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
Avon Park
53.50%
Highlands County
61.00%
Florida
65.27%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
28.00%
Avon Park
17.50%
Highlands County
23.40%
Florida
19.79%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
194
Avon Park Average
219
Highlands County Average
287
Florida Average
222
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
170
Avon Park Average
195
Highlands County Average
292
Florida Average
222
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
7,509
Avon Park Average
8,406
Highlands County Average
10,775
Florida Average
7,530
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
48
Avon Park Average
61
Highlands County Average
117
Florida Average
218
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$2,151,518
Avon Park Average
$2,365,902
Highlands County Average
$3,101,058
Florida Average
$2,383,353
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$287
Avon Park Average
$281
Highlands County Average
$288
Florida Average
$317
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$68,348
Avon Park Average
$120,390
Highlands County Average
$138,285
Florida Average
$228,515
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$11,090
Avon Park Average
$10,828
Highlands County Average
$10,805
Florida Average
$10,739
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$12,656
Avon Park Average
$12,164
Highlands County Average
$10,613
Florida Average
$10,721
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,424
Avon Park Average
$1,974
Highlands County Average
$1,184
Florida Average
$1,047
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

02/02/2007 - Administration

02/02/2007 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; or 2) give regular training for the nurse aides.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/02/2007
Date Fixed:
03/01/2007

02/02/2007 - Resident Assessment

02/02/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/02/2007
Date Fixed:
03/01/2007

02/02/2007 - Resident Assessment

02/02/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Do an assessment of the resident every year.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/02/2007
Date Fixed:
03/01/2007

02/01/2007 - Miscellaneous

02/01/2007 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/01/2007
Date Fixed:
03/01/2007

12/15/2005 - Environmental

12/15/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/15/2005
Date Fixed:
01/19/2006

12/15/2005 - Resident Rights

12/15/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/15/2005
Date Fixed:
01/19/2006

12/15/2005 - Resident Assessment

12/15/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Keep assessments completed in the preceding 15 months in the resident's active record.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/15/2005
Date Fixed:
01/19/2006

12/15/2005 - Quality Care

12/15/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/15/2005
Date Fixed:
03/28/2006

12/15/2005 - Pharmacy Service

12/15/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/15/2005
Date Fixed:
01/19/2006

12/15/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary

12/15/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/15/2005
Date Fixed:
01/19/2006

11/30/2004 - Electrical

11/30/2004 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/30/2004
Date Fixed:
12/27/2004

11/18/2004 - Pharmacy Service

11/18/2004 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
12/27/2004

11/18/2004 - Administration

11/18/2004 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Choose a doctor to be the medical director.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
12/27/2004

11/18/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary

11/18/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Make sure that residents are well nourished.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
12/27/2004

11/18/2004 - Quality Care

11/18/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
12/27/2004

11/18/2004 - Quality Care

11/18/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
12/27/2004

11/18/2004 - Pharmacy Service

11/18/2004 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
12/27/2004

Reviews and Ratings

 (Details have not been substantiated)

A Review by Anonymous

Royal Care of Avon Park Review
Overall:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

This facility is severely understaffed. With few exceptions, the staff is apathetic.

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Royal Care of Avon Park Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

Great care, great atmosphere and friendly staff. Their therapy department is wonderful and caring. I would recommend Royal Care of Avon Park to anyone and everyone in need rehabiliation and nursing care.

Member:
Date:

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:43 PM MST

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Avon Park at a Glance

Avon Park has a total population of 8,542, of which 2,260 are children under the age of 18 and 1,750 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.8.

Total Population:
8,542
Median Age:
35.8
Males:
4,223 (49.4%)
Female:
4,319 (50.6%)
Children (0-17):
2,260 (26.5%)
Adults (18-64):
4,532 (53.1%)
Seniors (65+):
1,750 (20.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Avon Park
Married:
3,496 (40.9%)
Divorced:
617 (7.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Avon Park
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,598 (18.71%)
White:
5,031 (58.90%)
African American:
2,513 (29.42%)
Asian:
59 (0.69%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.05%)
Indian:
27 (0.32%)
Other:
713 (8.35%)
Two or More:
195 (2.28%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Avon Park

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.43, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.43 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
115
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $27,617 while the median household income is $23,576. Roughly 27.29% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$27,617
Household Income:
$23,576
In Poverty:
27.29%

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