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Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital

  • Nursing Home

Updated May 1, 2020 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: C
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: C
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8448 East Adams Avenue,
Fowler CA 93625

(559) 834-2519

89.13% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital is the only facility we identified in Fowler, California. This nursing home turns out to be a decent facility, with an overall grade of C. Based on our ratings, this place ought to meet the needs of many people. The best part of this facility's report card is is its nursing score. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

To go along with its decent overall score, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our nursing rating. This score is far more impressive than the facility's overall score. Nursing scores are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Another one of this facility's higher category scores was in the category of short-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B+. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The final item we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The next best area we awarded this nursing home in any area came in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of B-. Our long-term care grade is commonly used to assess a facility's performance as a traditional nursing home, as opposed to focusing more on the skilled nursing services offered by a rehabilitation facility. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to just 25.657894 percent of its patients, which is slightly concerning. On a more positive note, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: F

Turning our last category of inspections, this facility received a terrible grade. With an F in the inspection category, this nursing home's overall grade was pulled down significantly. You should pay special attention to any deficiencies on a nursing home's inspection reports when it receives this poor of an inspection score. We recommend you pay close attention to the severity of those deficiencies. This facility was hit with a category G through L deficiency, which are among the more severe deficiencies. This generally indicates that the deficiencies uncovered by the government inspectors had potential to pose actual harm to patients. Finally, this facility also received 3 substantiated complaints in recent years. This is yet another bad sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 7.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 1.67% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 1.21% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from UTI's. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different facilities due to reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 10.06% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 13.91% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 4.33% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 95.72% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 8.37% Percentage of Patients

This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 14.05% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Alice Manor Convalescent Hospital, 14.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Community Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 11.1 miles away2823 Fresno Street Fresno California 93721Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 459-6000
  • Clovis Community Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.17 miles away2755 Herndon Ave Clovis California 93611Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 324-4000
  • Saint Agnes Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 15.87 miles away1303 E Herndon Ave Fresno California 93710Voluntary non-profit - Church(559) 450-3000
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital - FresnoAcute Care Hospitals 16.68 miles away7300 North Fresno St Fresno California 93720Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 448-4500
  • Valley Children's HospitalChildrens 19.69 miles away9300 Valley Childrens Place Madera California 93636Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 353-5116

Nearby Dialysis

  • Selma Dialysis Center4.3 miles away2711 Cinema Way #111 Selma California 93662CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (559) 891-2750
  • Sanger Sequoia Dialysis Center6.1 miles away2517 Jensen Avenue Building B Sanger California 93657CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (559) 876-3852
  • Fmc Fresno Airport East10.5 miles away1899 North Helm Ave Suite 101 Fresno California 93727Dialysis Stations: 24 (559) 452-1480
  • Ash Tree Dialysis11.05 miles away2666 North Grove Industrial Drive Suite 106 Fresno California 93727CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 36 (559) 251-1919
  • Bma of Central Valley Rural Dialysis11.14 miles away810 E. Manning Ave Reedley California 93654Dialysis Stations: 17 (559) 637-1676
  • Community Dialysis Center11.19 miles away215 North Fresno Street Suite 150 Fresno California 93701CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 41 (559) 459-3901
  • San Joaquin Valley Dialysis12.84 miles away3636 North First #144 Fresno California 93726CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (559) 221-6311
  • Community Dialysis Center - Clovis14.38 miles away501 North Medical Center Dr East, Suite 1100 Clovis California 93611Dialysis Stations: 12 (559) 324-4030