Pacific Coast Post Acute is a large nursing home located in Salinas, California. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B+, which is a strong rating. Based on our assessment, you can do much worse than this nursing home. The best part of this facility's impressive profile was its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Pacific Coast Post Acute
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
720 East Romie Lane,
Salinas CA 93901
90.67% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a great overall score, this facility fared even better in our inspections category which is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. We gave it an A for that area, which is one of our highest grades. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report, which is still very impressive. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility truly excelled in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A-. Not many nursing homes performed more favorably in this area. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Does this page answer your questions about Pacific Coast Post Acute?
Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care grades in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded them one of our higher scores in that area, with a grade of B. In calculating our short-term care grades, we size up the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is considered to be a reliable assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. It does not look like this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The last area we rated is nursing, where this facility received a C. Even though this turned out to be its worst category score, this is nevertheless not a poor grade. The nursing score considers a variety of data points. The most heavily weighted variable is the quantity of hours nurses spent with residents. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily, which is well below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly excelled in some of the quality measures we looked at. It scored well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Pacific Coast Post Acute Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients that experienced a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term patients that are administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 4.64% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 95.44% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Pacific Coast Post Acute, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Salinas, 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? Salinas, California has 4 other nursing homes
- Salinas Valley Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.24 miles away450 East Romie Lane Salinas California 93901Voluntary non-profit - Other(831) 757-4333
- Natividad Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.59 miles away1441 Constitution Boulevard Salinas California 93906Government - Hospital District or Authority(831) 755-4195
- Salinas Dialysis Center0.39 miles away955 Blanco Circle, Ste. #C Salinas California 93901CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 34 (831) 758-6222
- Laurel Meadows Dialysis Center2.53 miles away3 Rossi Circle, Ste A Salinas California 93907CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (831) 424-5726
- Laurel Meadows Home Training2.53 miles away3 Rossi Circle, Ste B Salinas California 93907Dialysis Stations: 5 (831) 757-4360
- Davita Marina Dialysis9.21 miles away930 2nd Avenue Marina California 93933Dialysis Stations: 24 (831) 384-7849
- Monterey Peninsula Dialysis12.88 miles away2066 North Fremont Blvd Monterey California 93940CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (831) 655-6950
- Satellite Dialysis18.69 miles away40 Penny Lane Suite 1 Watsonville California 95076CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (831) 728-8855