Heritage Home of Florence, Inc

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Florence, South Carolina (SC).

Heritage Home of Florence, Inc is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 132 beds based at 515 South Warley Street in Florence, SC. The facility has 127 residents indicating 96% of its beds are occupied, which is about 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 126 Medicare patients were given 6,202 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,485,955 by Medicare. 73 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $106,188 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is much higher than 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 be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, and short-stay residents to have delirium at Heritage Home of Florence, Inc.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

515 South Warley Street
Florence, SC 29501

Phone Number

(843) 662-4573

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
132
Florence Average
98
Florence County Average
96
South Carolina Average
104
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Florence
92.00%
Florence County
93.22%
South Carolina
92.55%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
127
Florence Average
94
Florence County Average
92
South Carolina Average
97
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Florence
1 (14.29%)
Florence County
1 (11.11%)
South Carolina
16 (9.25%)
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
Florence
0 (0.00%)
Florence County
0 (0.00%)
South Carolina
20 (11.56%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 12/08/2006 - Health Survey
  • 12/08/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/26/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/19/2005 - Health Survey
  • 10/06/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/25/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.39
Florence Average
0.54
Florence County Average
0.77
South Carolina Average
0.63
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
3.17
Florence Average
2.67
Florence County Average
2.69
South Carolina Average
2.37
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
1.02
Florence Average
1.21
Florence County Average
1.37
South Carolina Average
0.91
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
1.41
Florence Average
1.75
Florence County Average
2.14
South Carolina Average
1.54
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
95.00%
Florence
94.00%
Florence County
92.00%
South Carolina
89.97%
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
10.00%
Florence
15.67%
Florence County
14.88%
South Carolina
14.49%
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
6.00%
Florence
14.00%
Florence County
13.88%
South Carolina
13.24%
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
22.00%
Florence
5.67%
Florence County
4.62%
South Carolina
7.54%
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
53.00%
Florence
62.33%
Florence County
64.38%
South Carolina
60.63%
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
12.00%
Florence
4.83%
Florence County
4.50%
South Carolina
6.83%
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
9.00%
Florence
6.33%
Florence County
6.75%
South Carolina
10.59%
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
95.00%
Florence
73.43%
Florence County
68.89%
South Carolina
74.83%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Florence
3.83%
Florence County
2.88%
South Carolina
1.77%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Florence
19.80%
Florence County
17.86%
South Carolina
18.24%
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
95.00%
Florence
90.33%
Florence County
76.38%
South Carolina
83.46%
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
2.00%
Florence
2.67%
Florence County
2.88%
South Carolina
3.29%
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Florence
2.67%
Florence County
2.00%
South Carolina
2.56%
United States
2.33%

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
19.00%
Florence
11.33%
Florence County
10.25%
South Carolina
11.40%
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
1.00%
Florence
2.33%
Florence County
2.12%
South Carolina
3.72%
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
9.00%
Florence
13.67%
Florence County
14.50%
South Carolina
12.27%
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
10.00%
Florence
7.50%
Florence County
8.25%
South Carolina
10.11%
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
81.00%
Florence
74.57%
Florence County
63.89%
South Carolina
77.32%
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
10.00%
Florence
14.33%
Florence County
14.88%
South Carolina
16.58%
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
126
Florence Average
101
Florence County Average
99
South Carolina Average
141
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
78
Florence Average
82
Florence County Average
87
South Carolina Average
132
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
6,202
Florence Average
3,754
Florence County Average
4,105
South Carolina Average
5,378
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
73
Florence Average
66
Florence County Average
65
South Carolina Average
130
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
$1,485,955
Florence Average
$908,573
Florence County Average
$1,002,527
South Carolina Average
$1,430,393
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
$240
Florence Average
$242
Florence County Average
$244
South Carolina Average
$266
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
$106,188
Florence Average
$126,219
Florence County Average
$117,232
South Carolina Average
$113,605
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
$11,793
Florence Average
$8,996
Florence County Average
$10,115
South Carolina Average
$10,136
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
$19,051
Florence Average
$11,061
Florence County Average
$11,568
South Carolina Average
$10,822
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
$1,455
Florence Average
$1,921
Florence County Average
$1,816
South Carolina Average
$873
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

12/08/2006 - Environmental

12/08/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/08/2006
Date Fixed:
12/28/2006

10/19/2005 - Resident Rights

10/19/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Tell each resident who can get Medicaid benefits about 1) which items and services Medicaid covers and which the resident must pay for; or 2) how to apply for Medicaid, along with the names and addresses of State groups that can help.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/19/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

10/19/2005 - Resident Rights

10/19/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Allow residents to easily see the results of the nursing home's most recent survey.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/19/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

10/19/2005 - Quality Care

10/19/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/19/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

10/19/2005 - Pharmacy Service

10/19/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/19/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

10/19/2005 - Administration

10/19/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Give or get lab tests to meet the needs of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/19/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

09/25/2004 - Environmental

09/25/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Resident Rights

09/25/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Administration

09/25/2004 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Environmental

09/25/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Environmental

09/25/2004 - 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:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Quality Care

09/25/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents receive treatment/services to continue to be able to care for themselves, unless a change is unavoidable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Quality Care

09/25/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Quality Care

09/25/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

09/25/2004 - Quality Care

09/25/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/25/2004
Date Fixed:
10/25/2004

Reviews and Ratings

 (Details have not been substantiated)

A Review by Anonymous

Heritage Home of Florence, Inc Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

A lot of the older cna's have left because of pay. They are bringing in new cna's.

Member:
Date:

Discussions

 (Details have not been substantiated)

Private Duty Sitters

Private Duty Sitters
Details:

Does this nursing home allow private duty sitters to come in with the patients?

Replies:
0
Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 9:15 AM MST

Supplemental

Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Florence at a Glance

Florence has a total population of 30,248, of which 7,568 are children under the age of 18 and 4,557 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.8.

Total Population:
30,248
Median Age:
36.8
Males:
13,701 (45.3%)
Female:
16,547 (54.7%)
Children (0-17):
7,568 (25.0%)
Adults (18-64):
18,123 (59.9%)
Seniors (65+):
4,557 (15.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Florence
Married:
12,176 (40.3%)
Divorced:
2,464 (8.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Florence
Hispanic Ethnicity:
229 (0.76%)
White:
16,020 (52.96%)
African American:
13,541 (44.77%)
Asian:
352 (1.16%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.01%)
Indian:
54 (0.18%)
Other:
63 (0.21%)
Two or More:
214 (0.71%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Florence

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
766
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
53
Rehab Centers:
5

Wealth

The median family income is $42,250 while the median household income is $35,388. Roughly 18.84% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$42,250
Household Income:
$35,388
In Poverty:
18.84%

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