California Post Acute is located in Los Angeles, California. This city is one of the most densely populated cities in the country with has 2,378,448 people. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of C, which is a solid rating. Based on the data we reviewed, there are certainly much worse places out there. The best part of this nursing home's profile is is its nursing rating. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph.
California Post Acute
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
909 S Lake Street,
Los Angeles CA 90006
76.96% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
We would like to point out that this facility's nursing grade exceeded its overall grade. This facility earned a B+ in this category, which is one of our better grades. Our nursing score is largely associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
One of this facility's higher category grades was in the area of short-term care. This wound up being its second best category. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B-. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. In this nursing home's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than the typical facility. The final measure we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next best area is long-term care. We awarded it a grade of C in this area. This is essentially a middle of the road score in this category. In computing our long-term care scores, we look at the assistance with daily living received by the nursing home's residents. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Turning our last category of inspections, this facility received an F in this area. This grade was detrimental to this nursing home's overall grade. When a nursing home has this poor of an inspection rating, you should look for severe deficiencies on its inspection report. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to resident safety. This facility had 6 deficiencies by CMS. The only positive thing we found is that none of these deficiencies were in the categories that suggest that they caused a threat to patient safety or health. Finally, we would like to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received large government fines in recent years of more than $50,000. This usually means that government inspectors became fed up after several years of bad health inspections.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
California Post Acute Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In California Post Acute, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In California Post Acute, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffered falls which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In California Post Acute, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In California Post Acute, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In California Post Acute, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In California Post Acute, 4.64% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are showing symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In California Post Acute, 95.44% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In California Post Acute, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In California Post Acute, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.
In California Post Acute, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In California Post Acute, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In California Post Acute, 9.83 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. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In California Post Acute, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some argue that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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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