Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf is a senior living facility located in Portola, California, which has a total of 3,883 people. Sporting an overall rating of B, this facility is a fine option. Based on the data we reviewed, you could do much worse than this facility. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home did not have any weak links in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - Hospital district
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a great overall grade, this facility also received an elite nursing score. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with an A-. In determining our nursing scores, we assess both staffing levels and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Furthermore, this nursing home also earned impressive health inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better grades in that area, with a grade of B. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was short-term care. This nursing home received an impressive short-term care grade, with a B in the area. Short-term care grades are typically used to grade a facility's rehabilitation services In order to have good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed was long-term care. We awarded this facility a grade of B- in this category. If you are seeking anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care ratings. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 97.08738 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is more than the majority of nursing homes. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 7.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 1.67% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 1.21% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely linked to a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 10.06% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 13.91% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 4.33% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 95.72% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 8.37% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 14.05% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eastern Plumas Hospital- Portola Campus Dp/Snf, 14.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
- Eastern Plumas Hospital - Portola CampusCritical Access Hospitals 0.06 miles away500 First Avenue Portola California 96122Government - Hospital District or Authority(530) 832-4277