Crescent City Skilled Nursing is a nursing home in Crescent City, California, a city with 24,528 people. This is a solid facility, with an overall grade of B-. This facility has some things going for it. The best part of this facility's report card was is its long-term care score. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
Crescent City Skilled Nursing
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1280 Marshall Street,
Crescent City CA 95531
64.54% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
This facility received an elite long-term care grade. We gave this facility an A- in this area, which really bumped up its overall score. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
This facility also earned favorable inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in that category, with a B. Our inspection ratings are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Facilities that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies an immediate risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Another reason we rated this facility so highly is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is as good as it gets in this area. We weighed the skill-level of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time the nurses were with residents, in calculating our grade in this category. This facility 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next category, this nursing home received a respectable short-term care grade of C. Our short-term care grades are based on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. We were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crescent City Skilled Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 4.64% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 95.44% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many in the industry would argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Some argue that mobility is important for patients mental and physical health.
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crescent City Skilled Nursing, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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