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Palatka Health Care Center in Palatka, FL

Palatka Health Care Center is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Palatka, Florida (Putnam county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Palatka Health Care Center includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 180 beds and 172 residents (which would leave 8 beds available). Palatka Health Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Palatka Health Care Center received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the FL average of 3.72 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
24 Hours
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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 4/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Nursing Home:
Palatka Health Care Center
Business Name:
Health Services Of Palatka
CMS ID:
105652
Street Address:
110 KAY LARKIN DR
City:
Palatka
State:
Florida
Zip Code:
32177
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 110 Kay Larkin Dr in Palatka Florida 32177.
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They can be reached by phone at (386) 325-0173.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Palatka Health Care Center is approximately 24.5 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Palatka Health Care Center to Medicare is $490.88 per day (compared to a Florida average of $597.71) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $302.37 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Palatka Health Care Center directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Palatka Health Care Center is approximately 79 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 156 men and 263 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Palatka Health Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
30%
Alzheimer's
45%
Asthma
34%
Cancer
17%
CHF
56%
COPD
50%
Depression
54%
Diabetes
56%
Hyperlipidemia
74%
IHD
73%
Osteoporosis
16%
Schizophrenia
16%
Stroke
21%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Palatka Health Care Center began on May 26, 1989.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


Services Provided by Palatka Health Care Center include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, Vocational Services, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 3
Last Ownership Change: 01-01-2009
Medicaid ID: 000581100
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (FLORIDA)
CMS Regional Office: Atlanta
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 90
Alzheimer's Beds: 20

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Palatka Health Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
23.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
67.2 minutes
CNA
166.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.51 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 6.36 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Palatka Health Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.8
Administration
13.9
CNAs
99.12
Dentists
0.11
Dietitians
2.36
Food Service
22.31
Housekeeping
16.58
LPN / LVN
38.76
Medical Director
0.09
Mental Health
0.24
Nurse Admin
4.26
Nursing Director
1.49
Occ. Therapist
5.24
OT Aide
0.57
OT Assistant
6.69
Other Staff
5.16
Pharmacist
0.14
Physical Therapist
3.6
Physician Ext.
0.71
Podiatrist
0.06
PT Aide
0.57
PT Assistant
5.4
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
12.23
Social Services
3.77
Social Worker
2.2
Speech Pathology
1.31
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Palatka Health Care Center in PALATKA, Florida has 180 beds compared to the Florida average of 120.71 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 172 residents compared to the FL average of 103.32 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 95.56% occupancy rate compared to the Florida average of 85.59% and a national average of 81.38%.


Palatka Health Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the FL average of 3.72 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the FL average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the FL average of 3.58 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the FL average of 4.34 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to the FL average of 3.31 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.6 for Palatka Health Care Center versus the FL average of 3.55 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Palatka Health Care Center
Number of Residents:
PALATKA HEALTH CARE CENTER 172 vs. FL 103.32 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
PALATKA HEALTH CARE CENTER 180 vs. FL 120.71 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
PALATKA HEALTH CARE CENTER 3.6 vs. FL 3.548 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
PALATKA HEALTH CARE CENTER 4 vs. FL 3.72 vs. National 3.04
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