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North Starr Postacute Care

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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North Starr Postacute Care's website

180 Starr Avenue,
Turlock CA 95380

(209) 632-1075

74.83% estimated occupancy 1

North Starr Postacute Care is one of five facilities located in Turlock, California. This nursing home proved to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end rating. This facility turned out to be one of the better facilities in the city, which has a decent selection of facilities. As you will see below, this nursing home performed equally well in our category scores. We gave it a straight A report card!

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Audiology

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. We looked at the licensure of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses worked with patients, in determining our grade in this area. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning patients more frequently.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category generally have few of these severe 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Moving on our next category, this nursing home was awarded a strong long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in that area. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In the final category, this nursing home also was awarded a very strong short-term care grade, with an A-. This completed an elite report card. Short-term care scores are important for people seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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North Starr Postacute Care Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In North Starr Postacute Care, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In North Starr Postacute Care, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who had a fall leading to severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In North Starr Postacute Care, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In North Starr Postacute Care, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In North Starr Postacute Care, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In North Starr Postacute Care, 4.64% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression. High rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In North Starr Postacute Care, 95.44% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In North Starr Postacute Care, 7.92% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In North Starr Postacute Care, 12.45% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels. Some experts argue that mobility is critical to residents' physical and mental well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A

In North Starr Postacute Care, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In North Starr Postacute Care, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.

Scores for Turlock, 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-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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

Nearby Hospitals

  • Emanuel Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.75 miles away825 Delbon Ave Turlock California 95382Voluntary non-profit - Church(209) 667-4200
  • Memorial Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 13.64 miles away1700 Coffee Rd Modesto California 95355Voluntary non-profit - Private(209) 526-4500
  • Doctors Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.09 miles away1441 Florida Avenue Modesto California 95350Proprietary(209) 578-1211
  • Oak Valley Hospital DistrictAcute Care Hospitals 17.79 miles away350 S Oak Ave Oakdale California 95361Government - Hospital District or Authority(209) 847-3011

Nearby Dialysis

  • Turlock Dialysis Clinic0.17 miles away50 West Syracuse Avenue Turlock California 95380CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (209) 656-7299
  • Satellite Dialysis Turlock0.55 miles away1729 North Olive #9 Turlock California 95382CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (209) 667-4888
  • Davita Golden State Dialysis3.02 miles away4200 N Golden State Blvd Turlock California 95382Dialysis Stations: 24 (209) 634-0014
  • Ceres Dialysis Center8.99 miles away1768 Mitchell Road Suite 308 Ceres California 95307CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (209) 538-9853
  • Satellite Healthcare Ceres9.11 miles away1372 Mitchell Road Modesto California 95351Dialysis Stations: 25 (209) 300-8700
  • Davita Whitmore Dialysis9.42 miles away1424 E. Whitmore Ave Ceres California 95307Dialysis Stations: 24 (209) 541-1460
  • Wellbound of Modesto13.18 miles away1315 Tenth Street #100 Modesto California 95354Dialysis Stations: 4 (209) 238-4080
  • Satellite Dialysis Central Modesto13.18 miles away1315 10th Street, Suite 300 Modesto California 95354CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (209) 238-4087