Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced is a facility located in Merced, California, which has 97,703 people. We awarded this facility an overall grade of C. A grade in this range requires some decent marks. Merced received a city grade of B+, so there are other options in the city worth considering. We were also pleased to discover that this facility was consistent in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home received a solid overall grade as described above, but it really excelled in the area of nursing care, with an impressive grade of A- in this category. There are many datapoints included in this grade. Many of these criteria reflect the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This facilities second best area is short-term care. We gave it a C in this category. This is basically a middle of the pack grade in this area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This score is typically a meaningful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, this facility was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the measures we assessed. The important question is whether this adversely impacted quality of care. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 4.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below average.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility's next highest category is long-term care. In that area, we gave this facility a C. In computing our long-term care scores, we assess the assistance with daily living received by a nursing home's patients. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 98.62543 percent of its residents. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
The final category we looked at was inspections. This score is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. We awarded it a score of C in this category. Inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. 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. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who sustained falls which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who have sustained UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different facilities due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 4.64% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 95.44% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels.
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hy-Lond Health Care Center-Merced, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Merced, CA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- 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
Looking for more options? Merced, California has 5 other nursing homes
- Mercy Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.53 miles away333 Mercy Avenue Merced California 95340Voluntary non-profit - Private(209) 564-5000
- Merced East Dialysis1.19 miles away464 East Yosemite Avenue Ste B Merced California 95340Dialysis Stations: 12 (209) 205-1126
- North Merced Dialysis Center1.29 miles away3393 G Street, Bld a Siute A Merced California 95340CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 32 (209) 723-0013
- Satellite Dialysis Merced1.39 miles away3376 North Highway 59 Suite I Merced California 95348CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (209) 383-7370
- Atwater Dialysis Center7.46 miles away1201 Commerce Ave Atwater California 95301CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (209) 358-7681