Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation is an average-sized nursing home in Tucson, Arizona. This facility was given an overall grade of B, which is favorable rating. Based on all of the relevant data, you can do much worse than this nursing home. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
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Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Blood Administration
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a quality facility overall, this facility excelled in our inspections category, where it earned a grade of A. Not many nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. We were not able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. We wish we had more information about this facility. Without the deficiency related data, it was difficult to fully grade the place in this category.
Short-term Care Quality
An additional quality feature for this facility is that it was awarded an above average short-term care score. Indeed, this wound up being its second best category grade. In this area, we gave this facility a B+. Our short-term care grades are important for prospective residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires additional highly-skilled nursing. This means a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third highest area we awarded this facility in any category came in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a B-. For prospective residents in need of a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are very important. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The next category we analyzed was nursing, ended up being this facility's worst category. We awarded this facility a grade of D in that category. This really is one of just a couple of weak links of a strong profile. Our nursing score weighs a handful of components, many of which are tied to nursing hours. This nursing home offered just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these data points to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 8.99% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that had a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 1.4% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percent of long-term stay residents which had UTI's. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 11.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 17.9% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 3.74% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are showing signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 74.57% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 12.93% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 15.66% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 15.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 11.86 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Catalina Post Acute and Rehabilitation, 75.23% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Tucson, AZ
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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