Katherine Healthcare is a small nursing home located in Salinas, California. This facility is one of the best nursing homes we looked at. In fact, it received our most impressive rating. We simply can't say enough great things about this place. This also is a very consistent facility with consistently strong grades in all of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. We weighed the skill-level of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses worked with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
To complement its elite performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for its short-term care grade. Our short-term care ratings are vital for people needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes more skilled nursing. This means a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 6.2 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also want to alert you to the fact that this nursing home was awarded a strong grade of A in our long-term care category. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After we finished assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 96.969696 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a dangerous condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Adding to its impressive category grades, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an impressive grade of A-. This wrapped up a straight A report card for this facility. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This particular nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Katherine Healthcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Katherine Healthcare, 7.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Katherine Healthcare, 1.67% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls resulting in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Katherine Healthcare, 1.21% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who sustained a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. However, this metric could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Katherine Healthcare, 10.06% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Katherine Healthcare, 13.91% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Katherine Healthcare, 4.33% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Katherine Healthcare, 95.72% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Katherine Healthcare, 8.37% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Katherine Healthcare, 14.05% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
In Katherine Healthcare, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Katherine Healthcare, 14.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Katherine Healthcare, 9.85 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Katherine Healthcare, 79.63% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Scores for Salinas, CA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- 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
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