St. James Health and Rehabilitation Center
Franklin County Nursing Home
Since 2008, our nursing home in Carrabelle, FL has provided exceptional senior healthcare for Carrabelle, a small, coastal community in the Florida Panhandle. At St. James, personal interests are nurtured and lasting friendships are formed, making our skilled nursing home much more than just a place to live.
Our skilled nursing and long-term care patients participate in activities such as Take-Out Tuesdays, Nifty Nails, Sassy Gals Tea Party, themed dress-up days and more!
Short and Long-Term Nursing Home in Carrabelle, FL
St. James Health and Rehabilitation Center specializes in respectful and compassionate choices: short-term senior rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care and respite care. Our Carrabelle team of dedicated senior care professionals provides the highest level of medical and skilled nursing care in an atmosphere that is appreciated by both residents and their families.
Our nursing home has the compassion, experience, expertise, skills and programs to provide the quality care that results in a high quality of life.
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"Can't say one bad thing about this place! The staff is very kind, patient, and listened to my concerns for mom and they are on top of everything. When a med was added to her chart, as per Dr. exam/advisement, I was called and conferred with immediately. She loves her speech therapy and is making more progress in the 2 weeks she's been here” -G.G.
Our facility proudly holds an award from the American Health Care Association (AHCA) as part of the 2020 Quality Initiative Recognition Program. This recognition is for one or more of the following goals: Safely reduced long-stay and short-stay hospitalizations; improved long-stay or short-stay satisfaction; safely reduced the use of antipsychotic medications, or improved short-stay functional improvement or long-stay worsening mobility.
Residents of the Facility have the right to receive visitors of their choosing at a time of their choosing, and in a manner that does not impose upon the rights of another resident, subject to the residents’ right to deny visitation.
1. Resident Access a. Reasonable Access. The Facility will provide reasonable access to a resident by any entity or individual that provides health, social, legal, or other services to the resident, subject to the resident’s right to deny or withdraw consent at any time. b. Immediate Access. The Facility will provide immediate access to any resident by: a representative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”), such as the [State Agency]; a representative of the State; a representative of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman; the resident’s attending physician; a representative of the protection and advocacy systems for individuals with developmental disabilities or for individuals with a mental illness, as applicable; the Resident Representative; immediate family and other relatives of the resident, subject to the resident’s right to withdraw or deny consent at any time; and, others who are visiting with consent of the resident, subject to reasonable clinical and safety restrictions and the resident’s right to deny or withdraw consent at any time. c. Deny Visitation. If a resident denies visitation, the Facility will respect the resident’s right to deny visitation and implement the resident’s wishes. 2. Restrictions. There are instances when the Facility must limit or restrict a resident’s visitation rights for clinical or safety reasons. For example, but not limited to, instances when local, state, or federal laws or recommendations limit visitation in response to health or safety concerns (i.e. a pandemic or a temporary lockdown), or when state specific laws require additional measures (ex. appointment of a designated visitor or essential caregiver during declared emergencies). a. Facility reserves the right to limit a resident’s right to have visitors if the visitation is medically contraindicated. The resident’s care plan will identify any visitation restriction. b. Facility reserves the right to limit the number of visitors in the room at one time to ensure the rights of the person sharing the room are protected. c. Facility reserves the right to change the location of a visit if such visit infringes upon the rights of the resident’s roommate or other residents in the facility. d. Facility reserves the right to require supervised visitation and/or restrict visitation when: • The visitor’s behavior requires intervention by security or law enforcement. • The visitor is accused of resident abuse. • The visitor makes a reasonable person feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, threatened, or harassed. Facility or any person living or working in Facility has obtained a restraining order against the visitor. • The visitor repeatedly violates facility rules and regulations governing their conduct. • The visitor repeatedly disrupts any resident’s sleep, health, safety, or quiet enjoyment of their home. • Any time deemed necessary due to an emergency situation. • The visitor repeatedly provides or attempts to provide direct care to any resident (e.g., transferring) that is not in accordance with the resident’s plan of care.
No Patient Left Alone
PROCEDURE: The facility will: • Address infection control and education protocols and policies for visitors, permissible lengths of visits, and numbers of visitors; • Such guidance may not be more stringent than what the provider requires for staff; • May not require proof of vaccine or immunization; • Must allow consensual physical contact between the resident, client, or patient and the visitor; and • Must allow in-person visitation under specified circumstances including: o End-of-life situations; o A resident, client, or patient who was living with his or her family before being admitted to the provider’s care is struggling with the change in environment and lack of in-person family support; o The resident, client, or patient is making one or more major medical decisions; o A resident, client, or patient is experiencing emotional distress or grieving the loss of a friend or family member who recently died; o A resident, client, or patient needs cueing or encouragement to eat or drink which was previously provided by a family member or caregiver; o A resident, client, or patient who used to talk and interact with others is seldom speaking; The facility will provide its visitation policy to the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) on initial licensure, license renewal, or change of ownership. The facility will also make the policy available to the AHCA upon request and make the policy available on its website. The AHCA will dedicate a stand-alone page to explain visitation rights under the Act and provide a link to the AHCA’s webpage to report complaints. Our facility has designated the NHA/DON or their designee to be responsible for ensuring that staff adhere to the policies and procedures related to visitation. Each resident, client, or patient may designate an essential caregiver who must be allowed to visit the resident, client, or patient in-person for at least two additional hours daily in addition to other visitation requirements. The names and contact information for such designees will be tracked in the resident data section of the electronic health record. Essential caregivers will: 1. Be screened for transmissible conditions; 2. Be educated regarding infection control practices, personal protective equipment, remaining in the resident’s room and/or minimal movement throughout the facility and any other protocols recommended by Department of Health, CDC or other agency at the time of visitation; 3. Comply with infection prevention protocols. Visitors may be required to agree in writing to the visitation policy and may be suspended if they violate the policy.
Link to FL 988 No Patient Left Alone Act
ST. JAMES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER 239 Crooked River Road Carrabelle, FL 32322 Tel 850-697-2020
Saber Healthcare Group® is excited to offer a Pre-registration Program that allows you to plan for your rehabilitation prior to your surgery. Our specialized programs are designed to enhance the lives of our patients. To help make the transition from the hospital to rehabilitation easier, we are encouraging anyone having an elective surgery to call or make a reservation.
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