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Colonial Gardens Nursing Home

Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn

Historical Rating
Grade: B
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: DSep 20: COct 20: DJan 21: CFeb 21: CMar 21: CApr 21: CMay 21: CJun 21: CJul 21: B-Aug 21: B-Sep 21: B-Oct 21: CNov 21: CJan 22: CFeb 22: CMar 22: CApr 22: BMay 22: B
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7246 S. Rosemead Blvd.,
Pico Rivera CA 90660

(562) 949-2591

93.83% estimated occupancy 1

Colonial Gardens Nursing Home is one of a mere three nursing homes located in Pico Rivera, California. This is a good nursing home. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable grade. This facility truly has plenty of good features. This place is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.

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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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

To go along with its strong overall score, we gave this nursing home an A for our nursing rating. Nursing grades are largely based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

We also awarded this nursing home a score of A- for our long-term care score. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, we looked at the nursing home's number of hospitalizations. We found that this nursing home had 3.95 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Although this wasn't as favorable as some of its other scores in this category, this statistic may be skewed for some nursing homes due to the preexisting medical conditions of residents.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In addition, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care grades in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded it one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a grade of B+. In the area of short-term care, we strive to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we considered the number of patients who returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: C

Finally, we looked at this facility's inspection rating This did not end up being one of this nursing home's stronger grades. We gave it a score of C in this area. This isn't a terrible grade in this category. It simply wasn't as favorable as some of this nursing home's other category grades. Inspection grades are based on several data points located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to the well being of residents. This place was hit with 5 deficiencies on its government inspection report, but we were relieved to find that none were category G through L deficiencies. This indicates that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to be an imminent risk to patient health or safety. We did not consider anything on this nursing home's inspection report to be overly alarming.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Colonial Gardens Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 1.66% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents that suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 1.19% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who have had UTI's. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having differing reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 9.98% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 13.87% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 4.32% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 96.21% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 8.35% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a patient's medical condition.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: F

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 14.01% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: F

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 14.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Colonial Gardens Nursing Home, 9.82 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Beverly HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.51 miles away309 W Beverly Blvd Montebello California 90640Voluntary non-profit - Private(323) 726-1222
  • Pih Health Hospital-WhittierAcute Care Hospitals 3.08 miles away12401 Washington Blvd Whittier California 90602Voluntary non-profit - Private(526) 698-0811
  • Pih Hospital - DowneyAcute Care Hospitals 3.53 miles away11500 Brookshire Avenue Downey California 90241Voluntary non-profit - Private(526) 904-5000
  • Coast Plaza HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.65 miles away13100 Studerbaker Road Norwalk California 90650Proprietary(310) 356-0550
  • Los Angeles Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.72 miles away4081 E Olympic Blvd Los Angeles California 90023Proprietary(323) 267-0477
  • Whittier Hospital Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.81 miles away9080 Colima Rd Whittier California 90605Proprietary(562) 945-3561
  • Garfield Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.27 miles away525 N Garfield Ave Monterey Park California 91754Proprietary(626) 573-2222
  • Community Hospital of Huntington ParkAcute Care Hospitals 7.18 miles away2623 E Slauson Ave Huntington Park California 90255Proprietary(323) 583-1931

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita-Bluff Rd Dialysis1.11 miles away100 W. Washington Blvd. Montebello California 90640CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (323) 728-2984
  • Davita-Santa Fe Springs Dialysis1.63 miles away11147 Washington Blvd. Whittier California 90606CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (562) 695-0827
  • Davita-Downey Dialysis Center2.43 miles away9041 Imperial Hwy. Downey California 90242CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 19 (562) 622-4436
  • u.s. Renal Care Montebello Dialysis2.49 miles away433 N. 4th. St., Suite 102 Montebello California 90640CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 15 (323) 278-5555
  • Davita-Doctors Dialysis Center of Montebello2.57 miles away1721 W. Whittier Blvd. Montebello California 90640CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (323) 722-1116
  • Davita-Sfs Dialysis2.75 miles away10012 Norwalk Blvd., Suite 190 Santa Fe Springs California 90670CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (562) 903-8281
  • Intercommunity Dialysis Center3.12 miles away12455 Washington Blvd. Whittier California 90602CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 31 (562) 696-1841
  • East Los Angeles Dialysis Center3.18 miles away5830 E. Whittier Blvd. Los Angeles California 90022CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 40 (323) 887-8545

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