Panorama Gardens Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
9541 Van Nuys Blvd., Panorama City CA 91402 · (818) 893-6385 · 89.66% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Lata
Panorama Gardens Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a nursing home in Panorama City, California, which has 69,817 people. We awarded it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack grade. This nursing home seems to have some things working in its favor. You also may want to review this nursing home's category grades below. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 151 Beds
For profit - Corporation
Long-term Care Quality
This facility earned a very strong long-term care rating. We gave this nursing home an A- in this category, which bumped up its overall score. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccines. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this facility provided information about vaccinations. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Inspections is another area where this nursing home excelled. In fact, we gave this facility a grade of A- for our inspections category. Inspection ratings are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Places that receive favorable grades in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third best category was its short-term care score, where it was awarded a C. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. This nursing home boosted its score in this category by offering more physical therapy hours to its residents than the average facility. The last item we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
The next area we analyzed is nursing. In this category, we awarded this facility a grade of C. The nursing score weighs a handful of components, most of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based measures, such as minimizing major falls. This nursing home performed admirably in this statistic. Avoiding serious falls is usually a reliable indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Many falls can be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses aids to assist its residents.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.