Aldersly Skilled Nursing Facility is a very-small non-profit facility located in San Rafael, California. Sporting an overall grade of A, this facility is one of the most elite nursing homes we looked at. We were not surprised to discover that this is actually one of the three best facilities in San Rafael. Headlining this facility's stellar report card is its nursing score, which is addressed in the next section.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 20 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with levels of nurse staffing. This place boasts a really impressive 5.5 hours of nursing care per patient per day, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. This is among the better totals of nursing hours we were able to find. On top of providing impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In terms of the percentage of its residents suffering falls resulting in major injury, this place performed as well as any facility California.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Among its many dominant grades, this nursing home received first-rate long-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in that area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 95.12195 percent of its patients, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Tallying another strong category grade, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an impressive grade of A-. Few facilities fared better in this category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Switching gears to our last category, this facility received an excellent short-term care grade. We gave it a B+ in that area, finishing off one of our more impressive profiles. Our short-term care grades are probably more critical for those in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. This means not just nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. The last measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that it was respectable in this area with 47 percent of its patients returning home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Aldersly Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Provider
B-
8.11%
State
B+
6.95%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of long-term care residents which have suffered a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
B+
2.44%
State
A-
1.78%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. However, this metric could be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
F
7.69%
State
A-
1.69%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
D
22.5%
State
A-
10.4%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
14.21%
National
B
19.66%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A
0.97%
National
B+
5.08%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
B
97.56%
State
B+
94.67%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a resident's well-being.

Provider
C
18.75%
State
A-
9.21%
National
B
14.46%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility.

Provider
B-
14.69%
State
C
12.94%
National
B
17.09%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
14.69
State
A-
12.94
National
B
17.09

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
2.62
State
B
9.82
National
B
10.25

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.

Provider
F
45.73%
State
B+
71.87%
National
B
68.05%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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Nearby Dialysis

San Rafael Dialysis 0.87 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
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(415) 453-4437
Northgate Dialysis Center 2.79 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
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Satellite Dialysis Greenbrae 3.52 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 23
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(415) 924-8622
San Pablo Dialysis Center 9.57 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 22
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(510) 234-0835
Davita Richmond Dialysis 9.73 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
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(510) 236-8861
El Cerrito Dialysis Center 11.72 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
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Davita El Sobrante 13.05 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
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(510) 262-9230
Pacific Dialysis 13.54 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
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