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Gateway Post Acute

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Lata

Gateway Post Acute's website

661 West Poplar,
Porterville CA 93257

(559) 784-8371

91.45% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Gateway Post Acute has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Gateway Post Acute is a small facility located in Porterville, California. This facility received an uninspiring overall grade of D, which is a relatively poor grade. This was not the worse nursing home we looked at, however, we'd still be very reluctant to recommend it. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's profile is its strong inspection reports. You can scroll down to learn more about inspections and other category grades

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Dialysis Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Audiology
  • Colostomy Care
  • Blood Administration
  • Catheter Care

Facility Inspections

Grade: B-plus

Although we didn't give this facility a good overall grade, we actually gave it a strong grade in the area of inspections, where it received a B+. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

One of this nursing home's more respectable category scores was in the area of long-term care. This wound up being its second most favorable category. In that category, we gave this facility a B-. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. We'd have to do a little more research into this nursing home before opining further on this category as it looks like we are missing a few metrics for long-term care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: C

This nursing home's next best area was short-term care. We gave it a grade of C in this area. This is basically a slightly below average score in this area. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. In this place's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than the typical facility. The hope is that this does not adversely impact the quality of care. The last metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: D

The final area we rated was nursing, which ended up being this nursing home's least impressive area. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in this category. There are quite a few subcategories included in this category. Most of the factors relate to the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home offered a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing grades. This place performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these metrics to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Scores for Porterville, CA

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

Looking for more options? Porterville, California has 4 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Sierra View Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.31 miles away465 W Putnam Ave Porterville California 93257Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 784-1110

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dialysis Center of Porterville, LLC1.29 miles away841 & 847 W. Henderson Ave. Porterville California 93257CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (559) 535-0600
  • Sierra Valley Dialysis Center1.45 miles away283 North Pearson Drive Porterville California 93257Dialysis Stations: 32 (559) 854-7225
  • Davita-Exeter Dialysis18.51 miles away1116 W. Visalia Road, Suite 106 Exeter California 93221CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (559) 592-1025