Bellflower Post Acute is a small nursing home located in Bellflower, California. This turns out to be a solid facility, with an overall grade of B-. This place seems to have a few things working in its favor. One of the highlights of this nursing home's profile is its strong nursing grade, which you can find in the next section.
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Bellflower Post Acute
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
This facility earned a nursing rating which is better than its overall grade. We gave this facility an above average score of B+ in this category. In determining our nursing ratings, we analyze both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to 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
Additionally, we also wanted to note that this nursing home was given positive short-term care marks this year. We gave them one of our more favorable scores in that area, with a grade of B. This turned out to be the nursing home's second highest score. Short-term care grades are commonly used to gauge a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To provide good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last metric we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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We also found that this facility has received favorable government inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it a B- in this category. This is better than many facilities in this category. Inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. This facility was assessed 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This indicates that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our final category, this nursing home was given an acceptable long-term care score of B-. Our long-term care grade is commonly used to measure a facility's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services offered by a rehabilitation facility. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bellflower Post Acute Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bellflower Post Acute, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bellflower Post Acute, 1.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bellflower Post Acute, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bellflower Post Acute, 10.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bellflower Post Acute, 13.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bellflower Post Acute, 5.83% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bellflower Post Acute, 95.65% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bellflower Post Acute, 8.26% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bellflower Post Acute, 10.41% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Bellflower Post Acute, 1.78 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bellflower Post Acute, 10.41 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bellflower Post Acute, 11.34 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bellflower Post Acute, 79.12% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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