EDWARD J HEALEY REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Edward J Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

EDWARD J HEALEY REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER
1200 45TH STREET
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33407
(561) 842-6111

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

46%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 92
  • Certified Beds: 198

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - County
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Medium Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Edward J Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-1684.0%
Total Percent:84.0%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
9.3%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
6.7%
Total Percent:16.0%
 

Rating Details For Edward J Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours1 Hour and 18 Minutes1 Hour and 4 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 20 Minutes43 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours4 Hours and 11 Minutes2 Hours and 20 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 39 Minutes1 Hour and 47 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours6 Hours and 50 Minutes4 Hours and 7 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Florida are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityFlorida Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%86%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%87%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight2%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection3%11%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair6%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased3%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder44%54%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse4%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious4%10%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%81%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 03/03/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Provide Bedrooms That Don't Allow Residents to See Each Other when Privacy is Needed.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010
Get Rid of Garbage Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010
Make Sure That a Working Call System is Available in Each Resident's Room or Bathroom and Bathing Area.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010
Put Firmly Secured Handrails on Each Side of Hallways.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 03/03/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011

Pharmacy Service

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.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
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.
  • Inspection Date: 03/03/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 03/03/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011

Resident Rights

Quickly Give a Resident's Personal Money to the Heads of His or Her Estate After the Resident's Death.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 11/20/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/30/2008
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.
  • Inspection Date: 01/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/27/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Edward J Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Mistreatment

Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2011

Resident Rights

Provide Written Records when a Resident is Transferred or Discharged.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Edward J Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 02/28/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 11/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/07/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 11/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/07/2009

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 02/28/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Agency for Health Care Administration of Florida - Retrieved 2011