O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility is in San Jose, California, which is one of the most densely populated cities in the country. With an overall rating of A, this facility is one of the better facilities in San Jose, which offers some very good facilities. We also wanted to point out that this nursing home is located in a hospital. Typically, this means that more intensive healthcare services are offered. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also impressive.
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O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Respiratory Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. We analyzed the levels of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses were with patients, in calculating our rating in this area. This nursing home provides 0.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its high-end profile, this nursing home also excelled in our long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in the category. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in this category it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is too frequently a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Turning to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A for that category. Inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. We weren't able to find information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we scored is short-term care, where this facility was given a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very strong profile. Only a select few nursing homes received a B+ or better in all four categories. In the area of short-term care, we strive to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 9.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 6.52% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients who experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 5.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 17.78% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 0% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 100% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Scores for San Jose, 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-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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