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Fairview Developmental Center

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Updated Aug 1, 2020 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: B+May 20: A-Jun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
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2501 Harbor Boulevard,
Costa Mesa CA 92626

(714) 957-5000

1.43% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Fairview Developmental Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Located in Costa Mesa, California, Fairview Developmental Center is one of just a few nursing homes there. We gave this nursing home an overall rating of A, which is a phenomenal grade. Indeed, it is actually the highest graded nursing home in the city. We also wanted to point out that this facility is based in a hospital. Typically, this means that more intensive medical services are available. Headlining this place's stellar profile is its nursing grade, which is addressed in the next section.

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Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Government - State


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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

On top of receiving a great overall score, this nursing home excelled in nursing. We gave it an A for that category. The nursing grade features a host of factors. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place California in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving residents more often.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

We also want to emphasize the fact that this facility was given a superb grade of A in our long-term care area. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Another impressive feature of this facility is its inspection score. In that area, we gave this nursing home an A. Our inspection grades are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was assessed 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the last category we rated, this nursing home received a very favorable grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility topped off a first-rate profile. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is generally a useful measure of a facility's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Fairview Developmental Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Fairview Developmental Center, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Fairview Developmental Center, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents that have had a fall which resulted in major injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Fairview Developmental Center, 10% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients which experienced a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Fairview Developmental Center, 7.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating several conditions, including cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Fairview Developmental Center, 41.25% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Fairview Developmental Center, 0% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms. Many in the industry would argue that this is a measure of quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Fairview Developmental Center, 100% of Patients

This is the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A+

In Fairview Developmental Center, 0% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the decline of a resident's health.


Grade: A-minus

In Fairview Developmental Center, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Memorialcare Orange Coast Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.35 miles away9920 Talbert Avenue Fountain Valley California 92708Proprietary(714) 378-7406
  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital & Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.66 miles away17100 Euclid Street Fountain Valley California 92708Proprietary(714) 966-7200
  • South Coast Global Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.67 miles away2701 S Bristol St Santa Ana California 92704Proprietary(714) 754-5454
  • Huntington Beach HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.89 miles away17772 Beach Blvd Huntington Beach California 92647Proprietary(714) 843-5000
  • Garden Grove Hospital & Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.57 miles away12601 Garden Grove Blvd Garden Grove California 92843Proprietary(714) 537-5160
  • Orange County Global Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.75 miles away1001 North Tustin Avenue Santa Ana California 92705Proprietary(714) 953-3610
  • University of California Irvine Med CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.06 miles away101 City Drive South Orange California 92868Government - Local(714) 456-6112
  • St Joseph HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.61 miles away1100 West Stewart Dr Orange California 92868Voluntary non-profit - Church(714) 633-9111

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc-Newport Mesa Dialysis Services1.98 miles away1175 Baker Street, Suite B Costa Mesa California 92626CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (714) 641-5808
  • Fmc-Newport Superior Dialysis Center2.38 miles away510 Superior Avenue, Suite 150 Newport Beach California 92663CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (949) 574-4733
  • Davita-Costa Mesa Dialysis2.41 miles away1590 Scenic Avenue Costa Mesa California 92626CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (714) 540-9401
  • Davita-Fountain Valley Dialysis2.84 miles away17150 Euclid Street, Suite 111 Fountain Valley California 92708CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (714) 966-1595
  • Fmc-Newport Beach Dialysis3.32 miles away3333 W. Coast Highway, Suite 101 Newport Beach California 92663Dialysis Stations: 16 (949) 631-0107
  • Fmc-Rai-Fountain Valley Home3.43 miles away17197 Newhope Street, Suite E Fountain Valley California 92708Dialysis Stations: 3 (714) 435-0281
  • Fmc-Santa Ana Dialysis3.62 miles away2740 S. Bristol Street, Suite 110 Santa Ana California 92704CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (714) 754-1670
  • Davita-Newport Irvine Dialysis3.67 miles away4300 Von Karman Newport Beach California 92660Dialysis Stations: 17 (949) 863-1382