Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a small facility in San Francisco, California. Sporting an overall rating of A+, this facility is among the highest-rated facilities we assessed. San Francisco features many other nursing homes, but we question whether you will need to check out too many others. This one looks like a very fine option. Headlining this facility's exemplary report card is its long-term care rating, which you can find in the next section.
Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- 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 Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Long-term Care Quality
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received an A+ for its short-term care grade. Our short-term care ratings are meaningful for prospective residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.9 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Our nursing score assesses several factors, most of which are associated with nursing hours. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Finishing off this facility's impressive profile, we gave this nursing home an A for our inspections rating. With this score, the facility completes its straight A report card. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively minor. While this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. 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.
Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often the result of poor nursing care. More supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents who are given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 4.64% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 95.44% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical health.
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lawton Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for San Francisco, CA
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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