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North Starr Postacute Care

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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180 Starr Avenue,
Turlock CA 95380

(209) 632-1075

69.35% estimated occupancy 1

North Starr Postacute Care is one of five facilities located in Turlock, California. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is a high-end rating. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it ahead of the majority of the nursing homes in Turlock, which boasts a decent selection of nursing homes. As you can find below, this facility also performed well in our category scores. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

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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 (2023)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing score weighs many subcategories, however, the main consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we gave this nursing home an A- for inspections. Our inspection ratings are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspections. Places that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

The third category we graded was short-term care. This nursing home was awarded an above average short-term care score, with a grade of B+ in the category. In computing our short-term care ratings, we size up a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is often a reliable measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

The final area we rated was long-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of B+. This topped off an elite report card. Very few nursing homes received a B+ or better in every category. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

North Starr Postacute Care Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In North Starr Postacute Care, 1.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure is is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an measure of quality of care.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In North Starr Postacute Care, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often caused by poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In North Starr Postacute Care, 0% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In North Starr Postacute Care, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for treating several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In North Starr Postacute Care, 37.97% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In North Starr Postacute Care, 0% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In North Starr Postacute Care, 100% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines indispensable.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In North Starr Postacute Care, 12.9% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In North Starr Postacute Care, 19.85% of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility.


Grade: B-plus

In North Starr Postacute Care, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In North Starr Postacute Care, 19.85% of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Scores for Turlock, CA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

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