Note: Norwood Pines Alzheimers Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Norwood Pines Alzheimers Center is a large nursing home located in Sacramento, California. With a really poor overall grade of F, this facility isn't high on our list. Fortunately, this nursing home is one of 22 nursing homes in this city so if you aren't impressed, you should have better options. We would not blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another facility. However, if you want to learn more about this facility's category grades, inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 161 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B-
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Historical

While this facility's overall grade was as bad as it gets, it actually didn't perform terribly in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a B- for that category, which is one of our better scores. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, CMS flagged this nursing home for possible abuse or neglect. This is not what you want to see. We advise you to direct your search elsewhere.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

Remarkably, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B- for our nursing rating, which isn't a bad grade. Nursing grades are primarily based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at a few quality-based metrics in computing our nursing scores. This nursing home was above average in several of the major areas we assessed, with good scores for minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. These datapoints are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care available.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This nursing home also didn't perform poorly in the area of long-term care. Indeed, we awarded it a grade of B- in that category, which is among its more respectable grades. For residents seeking a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are very important. After we finished assessing the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. We were optimistic to find that this facility vaccinated 99.48893 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This place also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.88 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

D
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Historical

This facility's worst category is short-term care, which is the final area we scored. In this area, we gave this facility a D. Our short-term care ratings are thought to be more critical for folks requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. With a score in this range for this category, we were not stunned to discover this nursing home was below average in many staffing figures we focus on. The nursing home supplied far fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most facilities. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that just 14.1 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
F
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Norwood Pines Alzheimers Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in one position for too long.

Provider
A-
5.12%
State
B+
6.95%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents which suffered a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.

Provider
B
2.9%
State
A-
1.78%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Provider
A-
1.2%
State
A-
1.69%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents which are given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.

Provider
D
21.57%
State
A-
10.4%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
D
30%
State
A-
14.21%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who are showing signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A
0.97%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
A-
99.42%
State
B+
94.67%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing.

Provider
B-
17.22%
State
A-
9.21%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
D
9.24%
State
C
12.94%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
A-
1.24
State
B-
1.88
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
A
9.24
State
A-
12.94
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
4.42
State
B
9.82
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.

Provider
F
47.92%
State
B+
71.87%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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Mercy General Hospital 5.19 mi
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University of California Davis Medical Center 6.23 mi
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Mercy San Juan Medical Center 7.72 mi
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Kaiser Foundation Hosp So Sacramento 12.13 mi
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Methodist Hospital of Sacramento 12.7 mi
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Nearby Dialysis

Satellite Healthcare Sacramento 1.28 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 29
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(916) 437-5800
North Sacramento Dialysis Center 3.35 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
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Natomas Dialysis 3.83 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
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(916) 285-6452
Wellbound of Sacramento 4.08 mi
Dialysis Stations: 4
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Davita Arena Dialysis 4.08 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
2980 Advantage Way Sacramento California 95834
(916) 575-7658
North Highlands Dialysis Center 5.16 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
4612 Roseville Road Suite 100 North Highlands California 95660
(916) 334-1368
Alhambra Dialysis Center 5.28 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
1315 Alhambra Blvd #100 Sacramento California 95816
(916) 457-8252
University Dialysis Center 5.51 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
333 University Avenue Suite 100 Sacramento California 95825
(916) 920-0877