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. This truly is impressive given that the city offers some very good nursing homes. We also want to point out that this place is located in a hospital. Typically, this means that more intensive medical services are offered. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive profile was its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
2105 Forest Avenue,
San Jose CA 95128
93.75% estimated occupancy 1
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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
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great facility overall, it also received A+ inspections recently. Its inspections are virtually flawless. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also want to point out the fact that this nursing home received an impressive score of A in our long-term care category. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. We scrutinized the skill-level of nurses working for the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses were with patients, in computing our score in this category. This nursing home provides 0.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at is short-term care, in which this facility was given a B-. Although this proved to be its poorest category rating, this is nevertheless not the end of the world. In crafting these short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our objective is to devise a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this category is the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. This figure was below average.
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, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 1.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents which have experienced a fall which resulted in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In O'connor Hospital Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility, 1.34% 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, 10.3% 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, 13.84% 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, 5.83% 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, 95.65% 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-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 B-plus
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