Bayside Care Center is a large nursing home located in Morro Bay, California. This turns out to be an A+ facility, which is our top rating. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top five percentile of all facilities in the country. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category grades, which appear to be equally strong as its overall score.
Bayside Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a great way to avoid negative health outcomes for the elderly population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
This facility has also received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Inspection scores are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its first-rate resume, this facility also was given an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of A. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 6.4 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
In the final category we rated, this nursing home was awarded a very favorable grade of A in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home wrapped up a straight A profile. In computing our nursing scores, we assess both nursing hours and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a patient more often.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bayside Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bayside Care Center, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bayside Care Center, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients who have had a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bayside Care Center, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bayside Care Center, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term stay residents which are given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bayside Care Center, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bayside Care Center, 4.64% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bayside Care Center, 95.44% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bayside Care Center, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bayside Care Center, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Bayside Care Center, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is important to the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bayside Care Center, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bayside Care Center, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bayside Care Center, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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