Pioneer House is located in the large metropolitan area of Sacramento, California. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the most elite nursing homes we found. A grade of this caliber requires first-rate marks across the board. We couldn't find many bad things to say about this facility. Its ratings are as good as they get. This nursing home also received very consistent scores in all of the major categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Colostomy Care
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies an imminent risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a top-shelf long-term care grade. This actually is this nursing home's second best category grade. In that area, this facility received a grade of A. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the criteria we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 96.39639 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Nursing scores are based largely on nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this facility also was given a first-rate short-term care rating, with a B+. This finished off a very favorable report card. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is frequently a useful assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Pioneer House Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pioneer House, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pioneer House, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who have had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pioneer House, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pioneer House, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pioneer House, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pioneer House, 4.64% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pioneer House, 95.44% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pioneer House, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pioneer House, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pioneer House, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Scores for Sacramento, 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-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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