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PIH Health Whittier Hospital

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+Jun 22: A+Aug 22: A+Sep 22: A+
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PIH Health Whittier Hospital's website

12401 Washington Blvd.,
Whittier CA 90602

(562) 698-0811

86.85% estimated occupancy 1

PIH Health Whittier Hospital is a small hospital-based nursing home in Whittier, California. This nursing home turns out to be an A+ rated facility, which is the best grade that we offer. Indeed, we were so impressed with this nursing home that we rated it substantially ahead of the vast majority of the facilities in Whittier. Finally, this wound up being a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong ratings in each of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling

Awards

Best Nursing Home in Whittier, California badge

Best Nursing Home in Whittier, California Awards 2019

Top Nursing Home in California badge

Top Nursing Home in California Awards 2020

Best Nursing Home in Whittier, California badge

Best Nursing Home in Whittier, California Awards 2020

Top Nursing Home in California badge

Top Nursing Home in California Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Whittier, California badge

Best Nursing Home in Whittier, California Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it earned an A+ in short-term care. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

This first-rate facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating assesses a handful of subcategories, however, the paramount one is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 1 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 when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

The third area we looked at was long-term care. Contributing to its elite profile, this facility also performed well in that category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of of A in that area. For prospective residents seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses 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. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Finishing off this facility's impressive profile, we awarded this nursing home an impressive grade of A for our inspections rating. With this score, the nursing home completes its straight A report card. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

PIH Health Whittier Hospital Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 9.83 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: D

In PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 79.79% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Scores for Whittier, 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-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Whittier, California has 6 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Pih Health Hospital-WhittierAcute Care Hospitals 0 miles away12401 Washington Blvd Whittier California 90602Voluntary non-profit - Private(526) 698-0811
  • Whittier Hospital Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.75 miles away9080 Colima Rd Whittier California 90605Proprietary(562) 945-3561
  • Beverly HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.56 miles away309 W Beverly Blvd Montebello California 90640Voluntary non-profit - Private(323) 726-1222
  • Coast Plaza HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.74 miles away13100 Studerbaker Road Norwalk California 90650Proprietary(310) 356-0550
  • Pih Hospital - DowneyAcute Care Hospitals 5.22 miles away11500 Brookshire Avenue Downey California 90241Voluntary non-profit - Private(526) 904-5000
  • Garfield Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.24 miles away525 N Garfield Ave Monterey Park California 91754Proprietary(626) 573-2222
  • St Jude Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.68 miles away101 E Valencia Mesa Drive Fullerton California 92835Voluntary non-profit - Church(714) 992-3000
  • Los Angeles Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.76 miles away4081 E Olympic Blvd Los Angeles California 90023Proprietary(323) 267-0477

Nearby Dialysis

  • Intercommunity Dialysis Center0.11 miles away12455 Washington Blvd. Whittier California 90602CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 31 (562) 696-1841
  • Davita-Santa Fe Springs Dialysis1.46 miles away11147 Washington Blvd. Whittier California 90606CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (562) 695-0827
  • Davita-Sfs Dialysis1.95 miles away10012 Norwalk Blvd., Suite 190 Santa Fe Springs California 90670CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (562) 903-8281
  • Davita-Whittier Dialysis Center3.23 miles away10055 Whittwood Drive, Suite A Whittier California 90603CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (562) 947-1808
  • Davita-Norwalk Dialysis Center3.6 miles away12375 E. Imperial Highway Norwalk California 90650CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (562) 929-7430
  • Whittier Kidney Dialysis Center3.75 miles away16417 E. Whittier Blvd. Whittier California 90603CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 29 (562) 947-8999
  • Davita-Bluff Rd Dialysis4.05 miles away100 W. Washington Blvd. Montebello California 90640CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (323) 728-2984
  • Davita-Firestone Blvd. Dialysis4.23 miles away11913 Firestone Blvd. Norwalk California 90650Dialysis Stations: 24 (562) 863-2127