Culver West Health Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Los Angeles, California. With an overall grade of B-, this is likely a decent facility. Even in a city with 75 nursing homes, this nursing home turns out to be a fine selection. The best part of this facility's profile is is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Culver West Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
4035 Grandview Blvd.,
Los Angeles CA 90066
86.48% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Blood Administration
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home's best category grade came in the category of health inspections. In this area, we awarded this facility a B+. It actually outperformed most facilities in this category. Inspection grades account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 10 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's more impressive category scores came in the category of short-term care. In that category, we gave this facility a B. In crafting these short-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. We weren't able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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This nursing home also received a strong grade in our nursing category. We awarded this nursing home an above average grade of B in this area. In calculating a facility's nursing rating, we consider the amount of time nurses spend with patients and the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving patients more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our fourth area, this facility received a grade of C for long-term care, which is a respectable grade. In determining our long-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's personal care services. After we finished assessing the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were optimistic to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Culver West Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Culver West Health Center, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Culver West Health Center, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often associated with lower quality nursing care. More supervision can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Culver West Health Center, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Culver West Health Center, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Culver West Health Center, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Culver West Health Center, 4.64% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting signs of depression. Some experts believe this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Culver West Health Center, 95.44% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Culver West Health Center, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Culver West Health Center, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Culver West Health Center, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Culver West Health Center, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Culver West Health Center, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Culver West Health Center, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of 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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