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Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: C
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420 South Bonnie Brae St.,
Los Angeles CA 90057

(213) 483-8144

77.79% estimated occupancy 1

Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital is in Los Angeles, California, which is among the most densely populated cities in the nation. This is not a bad nursing home with a C overall grade. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Los Angeles. At the end of the day, this nursing home ought to be a good fit for quite a few people. One of the better aspects of this facility's report card is its impressive inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.

Quick Details

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

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home's overall grade was bolstered by the fact that it has earned favorable inspections in recent years. We gave them a strong score in that category, with a B+. This is a notably better grade than the facility's overall grade. Our inspection scores weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

We also awarded this nursing home a favorable grade in long-term care. This facility received a B in this area, which is one of our more impressive grades. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After we finished assessing the volume of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 95.59748 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is too frequently a dangerous illness for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility does not take any chances. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-minus

This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. There are several datapoints included in this grade. Many of the factors are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This place provides only 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is a somewhat uninspiring figure as it is well below the national average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility surprisingly fared better in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be measures of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the quantity of hours of care offered.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: C

The last category we scored is short-term care. We awarded it a C in this category. This is a fair grade in this category. Our short-term care scores are presumably most important for patients needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. This means not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we found that this place provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The more important thing is determining what effect this had on quality of care. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs

This gauges the percent of long-term patients who have sustained UTI's. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This measures the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 4.64% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 95.44% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 7.92% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: F

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 12.45% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: F

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

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

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A+

In Bonnie Brae Convalescent Hospital, 9.83 Percentage of Patients

Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Scores for Los Angeles, CA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of C
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus

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