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Garfield Neurobehavioral Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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Garfield Neurobehavioral Center's website

1451 28th Avenue,
Oakland CA 94601

(510) 261-9191

56.97% estimated occupancy 1

Garfield Neurobehavioral Center is one of 17 options in Oakland, California. Sporting an overall rating of A+, this facility is one of the top facilities we assessed. In fact, we were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it substantially ahead of the overwhelming majority of the nursing homes in Oakland. This facility also received consistently good scores in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Speech Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A+

In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, it also received A+ inspections in recent years. Its inspections are nearly flawless. Inspection scores are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

This facility also received an A+ for its long-term care grade. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 99.54751 percent of its residents, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. The nursing rating analyzes a handful of subcategories, most of which are associated with nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

The fourth category we looked at was short-term care, where this facility was given a B+. This finished off a first-rate report card. Not many nursing homes received a B+ or better in in each area we assessed. Our short-term care grade is often used to score a facility's rehabilitation services. To provide highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must provide better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Garfield Neurobehavioral Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs

This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who sustained UTI's. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients that are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are typically given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 4.64% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing symptoms of depression. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 95.44% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 7.92% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Some argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 12.45% Percentage of Residents

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is critical to patients physical and mental health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In Garfield Neurobehavioral Center, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Scores for Oakland, CA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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Nearby Hospitals

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  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San LeandroAcute Care Hospitals 6.15 miles away2500 Merced Street San Leandro California 94577Voluntary non-profit - Private(510) 454-1000
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Nearby Dialysis

  • Rai - East Bay - Oakland0.17 miles away2628 International Blvd, Ste 100 Oakland California 94601CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (510) 261-8219
  • Alameda County Dialysis Center2.55 miles away10700 Macarthur Blvd. Building 7 Oakland California 94605CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (510) 568-5849
  • Rai Peralta3.33 miles away2757 Telegraph Avenue Oakland California 94612CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (510) 835-0154
  • Satellite Dialysis Oakland3.54 miles away3330 Telegraph Ave Oakland California 94609CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (510) 433-8340
  • Rai Piedmont4.36 miles away2710 Telegraph Avenue Suite #100 Oakland California 94612CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 33 (510) 286-9948
  • Oakland Dialysis Center4.48 miles away5354 Claremont Avenue Oakland California 94618CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 40 (510) 597-0104
  • Rai Bancroft4.77 miles away6955 Foothill Blvd. Ste 220 Oakland California 94605Dialysis Stations: 26 (510) 553-1333
  • Rai E. 14th4.81 miles away198 East 14th St San Leandro California 94577Dialysis Stations: 21 (510) 430-8311