Cypress Meadows Post-Acute is in Paradise, California. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the pack score. This nursing home seems to have some things working in its favor. One of the highlights of this nursing home's profile is its strong nursing grade, which we will address in the next section.
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Cypress Meadows Post-Acute
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Dec 1, 2018 by Nick Reese
1633 Cypress Lane,
Paradise CA 95969
70.14% estimated occupancy 1
Note: Data for Cypress Meadows Post-Acute has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Catheter Care
This facility's best category grade came in nursing. In this category, we awarded this nursing home a B+. It actually outperformed most facilities in this area. Our nursing score weighs several subcategories. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, we awarded this facility a B+ in our short-term care category. This is one of our better grades. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Unfortunately, we were not able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The final statistic we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We gave this nursing home a grade of just D for our long-term care grade. This is not one of our better scores. For prospective patients in need of a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.64029 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. To our surprise, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than many nursing homes. Sadly, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
Moving on the final category of inspections, this facility did not fare well. It received an F in this category. This dragged this nursing home's overall score down as we heavily weight this category. For facilities with bad inspection grades, you should scrutinize any severe deficiencies found on their recent inspection reports. This particular nursing home had 2 deficiencies by CMS. The only favorable thing we found is that none of the deficiencies were in the categories that indicate that they created a threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility also received 34 substantiated complaints in recent years. This is yet another bad sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cypress Meadows Post-Acute Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer 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 Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 1.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who have had a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 10.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 13.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are generally given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 5.83% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 95.65% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 8.26% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 10.41% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 1.78 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to preserving the physical health of residents.
Frequency Of ER Visits
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 0 ER visits per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of long-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 10.41 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 11.34 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, 79.12% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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