Bishop Care Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Bishop, California. Featuring an overall grade of B, this is a very respectable facility. Based on our assessment, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. The best part of this nursing home's impressive report card is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
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Bishop Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our nursing category analyzes quite a few components, many of which are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place California in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving residents at least once a day.
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility also was given favorable short-term care grades this year. In fact, we gave it one of our stronger grades in that category, with a score of B. In computing our short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This area is often a solid assessment of a facility's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was long-term care. We gave it a grade of B- in this area. This is not a bad grade in this area. Our long-term care scores are vital for people seeking non-healthcare services such as personal care. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccines. Fortunately, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This nursing home keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bishop Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bishop Care Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bishop Care Center, 1.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bishop Care Center, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bishop Care Center, 10.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for many conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bishop Care Center, 13.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bishop Care Center, 5.83% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients showing signs of depression. Many in the industry would argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bishop Care Center, 95.65% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bishop Care Center, 8.26% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bishop Care Center, 10.41% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Many believe that mobility is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
In Bishop Care Center, 1.78 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bishop Care Center, 10.41 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bishop Care Center, 11.34 Percentage of Patients
This tells you 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 Bishop Care Center, 79.12% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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