Sunrise Nursing Home
Sunrise, officially known as Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center has 383 certified beds and participates in Medicare and Medicaid. This nursing home is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) and not in a hospital. Overall, it has an average rating. Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center is a for-profit corporation and is listed under the legal name “Richmond Health Care Inc.”
Sunrise nursing home is located at 4800 N Nob Hill Rd in Sunrise, Florida and can be reached at (954) 577-3600. The nursing home is close to water and near the Everglades Wildlife Management area, within close driving distance of the 870 and 869.Inspections of Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center
Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center gets an average rating for health inspections and staff rating and an above average rating for quality measures ratings. As of May 2018, the last inspection for this nursing home was in November 2017. At that time, Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center was given seven citations, which is higher than the average 4.6 citations in Florida and the 5.8 average citations given to nursing homes across the United States.
Between April 2017 and March 2018, there were no health inspections stemming from complaints. On August 19, 2016, inspectors found the nursing home failed to:
- “Develop policies that prevent mistreatment, neglect, or abuse of residents or theft of resident property”
- “Provide necessary care and services to maintain the highest well being of each resident”
- “Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards”
- “Provide housekeeping and maintenance services”
- “Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents”
- “Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of lab tests”
All these concerns were indicated as posing “Minimal harm or potential for actual harm” and all were resolved by September 19, 2016.
On November 17, 2017, inspectors determined this nursing home failed to “Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident” and failed to “Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.” The same report indicated the nursing home failed to “Make sure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional” and to “Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent survey” and to “Provide care for residents in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and respect of individuality.” In addition, the inspection report indicates the facility did not “Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards” and did not “Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.” All these indications were considered “low risk” and were resolved by January 23, 2018.
Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center also gets an average rating for fire safety. The nursing home has automatic sprinkler systems in all required areas but received seven safety citations during a fire safety inspection on 11/15/2017.
Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center has not had any payment denials by Medicare between 2016 and April 2018. The facility did get one federal fine of $15,600 on 06/25/2015.Staffing
Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center was ranked as average for staffing. The nursing home sees 189.6 residents a day, which is higher than the 107.3 residents a day seen across Florida and the 86.4 seen nationally. However, the facility had 1 hour and 6 minutes of number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day, including 23 minutes with RNs and 43 minutes of LPN/LVN hours per resident per day. The Florida average is 1 hour and 35 minutes of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day while the national average is 1 hour and 32 minutes. In addition, Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center sees four minutes of physical therapist staff hours per resident per day, compared with eight minutes as a Florida average and six minutes nationally.Quality of Resident Care
Overall, Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center gets an average rating for quality of care. 92.2% of short-stay residents saw an improvement in their ability to move around independently. In contrast, the Florida average of improvement for short-stay residents was 70.1% while the national percentage was 67.8%.
Only 26.7% of short-stay residents at this nursing home were hospitalized after staying at the facility, although the Florida and national averages are 23% and 21.1%, respectively. 53.3% of shirt-stay residents at Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center were successfully discharged from nursing home care, compared to 55.5% for the rest of Florida and 57% for the USA. Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center short-stay residents also saw better outcomes for pain. Only 3.7% of Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center short-stay residents reported pain at moderate or higher levels, compared to 9.7% of nursing home residents across Florida and 13.3% across America. 0.8% of Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center short-stay residents developed pressure sores or had existing sores worsen, compared to 0.5% of patients across Florida and 0.9% of American short-stay residents of nursing homes reporting the same thing.
Long-stay residents at Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center also saw average results. 4.3% of Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center long-stay residents experienced falls causing serious injury, compared with 2.8% of long-stay residents of Florida nursing homes and 3.4% of USA long-stay nursing home residents. 7.7% of long-stay residents at this nursing home sustained a UTI, compared to 3.4% for the rest of Florida and 3.4% for the rest of America’s long-stay nursing home residents. Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center fared better when it came to pain, however. Only 1.6% of long-stay residents at this home reported moderate or serious pain, compared to 3.5% of their peers in Florida and 5.6% of peers across the country. Pressure ulcers were on par with the state average, with six percent of both Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center long-stay residents and Florida long-stay residents reporting new or worsening pressure ulcers.
Eight percent of residents of Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center saw their mobility worsen after staying with the nursing home. In comparison, 16.9% of long-term residents of Florida nursing homes and 18.3% of long-stay nursing home residents across the United States saw their ability to move independently worsen. Only 10.9% of long-stay residents in this facility saw their need for assistance with everyday activities increased, compared with 13.2% of Florida and 15% of USA long-term residents. 5.3% of long-term stays at Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center lost excessive weight while 7.1% of residents in long-term nursing homes in Florida and the USA lost too much weight. About 2.4% of Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation Center long-term residents displayed depression symptoms, lower than the national long-stay average of 4.8%.