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North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre's website

668 E. Bullard,
Fresno CA 93710

(559) 320-2200

80.6% estimated occupancy 1

North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre is an average-sized facility in Fresno, California. It looks like this nursing home is one of the higher-graded nursing homes we looked at. A score in this range requires first-rate marks across the board. Even in a city featuring 20 other nursing homes, this one stood out as a very fine choice. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its short-term care score, which we will address in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Individual
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

On top of receiving a great overall grade, this facility also earned an excellent short-term care score, with an A. In determining our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is more often than not a solid assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients that returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Nursing ratings are largely tied to a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home 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 avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning patients even once per day.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Our inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The last category we looked at was long-term care. We awarded this facility an acceptable score in this category, with a B-. Although this wasn't as dominant as some of its other scores, it is still not a major area of concern. In calculating our long-term care scores, we scrutinize the assistance with daily living offered to a nursing home's patients. One of the data points we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. Thankfully, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 99.61686 percent of its residents. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-plus

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 4.64% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 95.44% of Patients

This is the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 7.92% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 12.45% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 9.83 Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: F

In North Point Healthcare and Wellness Centre, 79.79% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Scores for Fresno, 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 B

Looking for more options? Fresno, California has 19 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

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  • Valley Children's HospitalChildrens 4.45 miles away9300 Valley Childrens Place Madera California 93636Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 353-5116
  • Community Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.64 miles away2823 Fresno Street Fresno California 93721Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 459-6000
  • Clovis Community Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.32 miles away2755 Herndon Ave Clovis California 93611Voluntary non-profit - Private(559) 324-4000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita Herndon Dialysis Center0.99 miles away560 E Herndon Ave, Ste 101 Fresno California 93720CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 48 (559) 432-5278
  • Palm Bluffs Dialysis Center2.32 miles away770 West Pinedale Ave Fresno California 93711CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (559) 438-8512
  • Fmc North Fresno Dialysis2.57 miles away6737 N. Willow Bldg C Fresno California 93710CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (559) 324-1070
  • San Joaquin Valley Dialysis2.82 miles away3636 North First #144 Fresno California 93726CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (559) 221-6311
  • Ash Tree Dialysis4.3 miles away2666 North Grove Industrial Drive Suite 106 Fresno California 93727CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 36 (559) 251-1919
  • Fmc Fresno Airport East4.85 miles away1899 North Helm Ave Suite 101 Fresno California 93727Dialysis Stations: 24 (559) 452-1480
  • Community Dialysis Center5.47 miles away215 North Fresno Street Suite 150 Fresno California 93701CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 41 (559) 459-3901
  • Fresno Dialysis Center5.73 miles away4753 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 101 Fresno California 93722CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (559) 276-4231