Cross Pointe Care Center
Cross Pointe Care Center is a nursing home in Broward County, Florida. It has 88 certified beds and participates in Medicare and Medicaid. It is not in a hospital and not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). This nursing home has a resident and family council and gets a much above average rating overall.
This nursing home offers specialized services for patients with psychiatric conditions and HIV. Cross Pointe Care Center offers activities such as bingo, painting, and other events. The nursing home is staffed with CNAs, RNs and LPNs, with all nurses having tracheotomy training. Speech therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy are offered, as are transportation services to doctor’s appointments. Pointe Care Center also offers rosary groups, housekeeping, meal services, maintenance services, laundry services, and individualized care planning along with pet therapy. Programs offered include assisted living, art therapy, a restorative program, a walk to dine program, wound care management, and respiratory therapy.
Cross Pointe Care Center is located at 440 Phippen Waiters Road in Dania Beach, Florida. The nursing home can be reached at (954) 927-0508 or through their website. The nursing home is located close to the I-95 and near Oakwood and Liberia.Inspections of Cross Pointe Care Center
Cross Pointe Care Center gets an average rating for health care. This nursing home last received a health inspection on 08/31/2017, during which inspectors cites six citations, which is higher than the 4.6 violations which nursing homes in Florida average.
Inspectors found Cross Pointe Care Center did not adequately “maintain an environment free of accidents hazard, pests, and provide personal space accommodation for 1 of 30 sampled residents.” The inspection report notes the presence of two dead insects and two small “roach-like” live insects, debris on a toilet seat, brown stains near the toilet, uncovered lighting fixtures in the bathroom, broken tiles, and other issues. In addition, dead ants were found in one of the bathtubs and a hole in the wall was found.
The inspection further concluded that the “facility failed to ensure a comprehensive care plan was developed to include appropriate monitoring, safety measures, and re-evaluation for the continued necessity of a 4-point wheelchair vest harness” for one resident. Inspectors also concluded this nursing home did not always “store, prepare, distribute, and serve food under sanitary conditions to help prevent food borne illness.” During at inspection in 2017, steam-pans were not stored so they could dry and dish-machine sanitizer tests were not stored where they should be. Inspectors noted some brooms were not stored off the floor and single-use cups were not covered. Dried food and dust was noted on some kitchen equipment.
Inspectors also reported that Cross Pointe Care Center failed to “have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.” The inspection report found that medication carts were not always covered, the laundry facilities were not kept in good repair and cleanliness and that proper hand washing was not always observed during administration of patient medication. Inspectors also noted a blood pressure cuff was not cleaned off before being used on another patient.
The health inspection report of 08/31/2017 also noted the nursing home should “make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom,” since such communications were not adequate in 13 of the 34 rooms inspected. Inspectors further found that in one of 5 patients reviewed, the nursing home did not keep full clinical records and in seven instances did not document the specific location of a medication. The last fire safety inspection for this nursing home occurred on 08/29/2017. At that time, one citation was noted. This is significantly less than the three average citations issued to nursing homes across the country.Staffing
Cross Pointe Care Center gets a rating of much above average for staffing. This nursing home has 80.8 residents per day, on average, which is lower than the 107.7 average across Florida. In addition, residents get an average of 1 hour and 13 minutes of licensed nurse staff hours daily, compared with the national average of 1 hour and 33 minutes and the state average of 1 hour and 36 minutes.
Residents of this nursing home also get 2 hours and 43 minutes or nursing aide hours daily, which compares favorably to the national average of 2 hours and 18 minutes. Residents also receive six minutes of physical therapist staff hours daily, on average and 34 minutes of RN hours per day.Quality of Resident Care
Cross Pointe Care Center gets a much above average rating for quality of resident care. For short-stay residents, 85% of those at this nursing home improved in their ability to independently move around. In comparison, only 70.2% of Florida and 67.9% of national short-stay residents had the same results. Only 14.4% of Cross Pointe Care Center residents were readmitted to hospital after their stay, compared to 24.4% of all Florida nursing home residents. Only 2.6% of short-stay residents of this nursing home had emergency room visits after being admitted, compared to 10.5% of Florida and 12.3% of national short-stay residents.
In addition, 60% of Cross Pointe Care Center short-stay residents were discharged into the community, compared to 55.6% of Florida and 56.4% of national residents. No residents of this nursing home reported new or worse ulcers after being admitted and 11.8% reported significant pain, which is lower than the 13.1% of nursing home residents across the country reporting moderate to severe pain.
Long-stay residents at Cross Pointe Care Center also fared well when compared with state and national averages. The number of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents who experienced a fall at the nursing home was 2.5%, which is lower than the 2.8% Florida average and the 3.4% national average. In addition, 1.9% of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents reported a UTI (urinary tract infection) compared to 3.2% of national residents and 3.2% of Florida residents.
2.6% of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents reported at least moderate pain, which is lower than the 5.6% U.S. average and the 3.5% state average. 1.1% of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents had pressure ulcers, compared with 5.6% of residents across the country with this condition and 6% of Florida nursing home residents with bed sores. Of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents, 32.9% had issued with incontinence, compared with 48% of long-stay residents nationally and 54.2% across Florida. 0.3% of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents had a catheter placed and left in the bladder, compared with 1.8% nationally and 1.4% of residents in Florida nursing homes.
Nationally, 18.3% of nursing home residents who stay long-term find their ability to move independently worsens. In Florida, 17% lose some independent movement. For Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents, 3.9% report this issue. In addition, 3.7% of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents find they need more help with daily activities after admission, compared with 15% of national residents and 13.3% of residents of nursing homes in Florida.
While 4.7% of nursing home patients nationally and 1.1% of residents in Florida have depression, Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents have a 0.3% depression rate. While 7% of U.S. nursing home residents and 7.2% of long-term residents in Florida nursing homes lose too much weight, 3.1% of Cross Pointe Care Center long-stay residents lose excessive weight.