Pacific Heights Transitional Care Center is an average-sized nursing home located in San Francisco, California. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A grade of this caliber requires favorable marks in most areas. In spite of San Francisco featuring 19 other nursing homes available, this one stands out as a great option. We also gave this nursing home phenomenal scores in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 120 Beds


For profit - Corporation

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Nurse Quality


On top of performing well in its overall score, this nursing home earned even higher marks in the area of nursing. In fact, it received one of our best scores in this category with an A-. In determining a facility's nursing rating, we consider the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents as well as the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home averages 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state 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 employing a system of turning a resident more often.

Short-term Care Quality


This nursing home truly excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Few facilities performed more favorably in this area. In determining our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This category is typically a useful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. The final measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality


The next area we graded was long-term care. This facility was awarded an above average long-term care grade, with a grade of B in this area. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate this place's vaccination data. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Facility Inspections


Finally, we also awarded this facility a grade of B for our inspections rating. This facility didn't have any glaring weak links. Inspection grades account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. 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.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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