1609 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame CA 94010 · (650) 696-3560 · 67.58% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Peninsula Post-Acute is a small nursing home in Burlingame, California. After receiving an A overall grade, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 100 best nursing homes in California. This is an impressive achievement in a state with a long list of elite facilities. Based on our ratings, this facility is just about as as good as it gets. As you will find below, this place also performed well in our category ratings. It is hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
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For profit - Limited Liability company
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. This nursing home is the gold standard when it comes to skilled nursing staffing. The facility offered approximately one and a half times as many registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than a typical facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes with 77.2 percent of its patients returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most nursing homes.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its remarkable resume, this facility also received an excellent long-term care grade, with a grade of A. For prospective patients seeking a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. After looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. We weren't able to locate this place's vaccination data. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In the final category we scored, this facility was given a very strong grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off an elite report card. Nursing grades are based largely on nurse staffing levels. This place provided 5 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, which is among the higher totals in the country. A significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the more skilled levels of nurses. We are really impressed by these figures. On top of providing impressive levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any nursing home in California when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these data points as reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care being provided.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Peninsula Post-Acute Quality Metrics
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Percent of Patients Higher is Better
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.