Professional Post Acute Center is located in San Rafael, California. This facility is a lower end facility. A grade in this range suggests we found some red flags. If you are not happy with this facility's subpar overall grade, you will be pleased to know there are seven other nursing homes in San Rafael. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong nursing grade. You can scroll down to learn more about nursing and other category grades

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 99 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

While we were not high on this facility overall, we awarded it a B in nursing. Our nursing rating is primarily associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This facility's next most favorable area ended up being its short-term care grade, where it was given a grade of B-. Short-term care grades are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. We found that this nursing home was below average in the two key staffing areas we assessed. The facility supplied fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other facilities. It is important to determine whether this is adversely impacting the quality of care. The final item we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents that returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 41.2 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Facility Inspections

C
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: CSep 19: B-Jan 20: CMar 20: B-Apr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

This facility received slightly below average inspections in recent years. We awarded them a C in this area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are quite minor. This place had 9 deficiencies on its government inspection report, but fortunately none were in categories J through L. This tells you CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies to put resident safety or health in immediate harm or jeopardy. Finally, we would like to point out that this facility was assessed some government fines in recent years. Fortunately these were not on the high end as government fines go. That said, this still is not what we like to find.

Long-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: DFeb 19: DMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

Switching gears to our final area, this facility really didn't perform very well in this category either. Due to a very poor grade of F in long-term care, this is about as bad as it gets. For residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. We were pleased to learn that this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place also keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had only 1.32 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Professional Post Acute Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
C
9.68%
State
B+
6.95%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.

Provider
B+
2.53%
State
A-
1.78%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.

Provider
A
0.32%
State
A-
1.69%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients who are given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
A
7.35%
State
A-
10.4%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.

Provider
A
9.33%
State
A-
14.21%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A
0.97%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
A
100%
State
B+
94.67%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the decline of a patient's well-being.

Provider
A
8.87%
State
A-
9.21%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility.

Provider
A
23.55%
State
C
12.94%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical health of patients.

Provider
B+
1.32
State
B-
1.88
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
D
23.55
State
A-
12.94
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
10.09
State
B
9.82
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.

Provider
C
60.71%
State
B+
71.87%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Kaiser Foundation Hospital 0.9 mi
99 Montecillo Rd San Rafael California 94903
(415) 444-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
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Marinhealth Medical Center 4.25 mi
250 Bon Air Road, PO Box 8010 Greenbrae California 94904
(415) 925-7900
Acute Care Hospitals
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Novato Community Hospital 6.26 mi
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(415) 209-1300
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Chinese Hospital 16.6 mi
845 Jackson St San Francisco California 94133
(415) 982-2400
Acute Care Hospitals
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Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Francisco 16.73 mi
2425 Geary Blvd San Francisco California 94115
(415) 833-2646
Acute Care Hospitals
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Saint Francis Memorial Hospital 16.81 mi
900 Hyde St San Francisco California 94109
(415) 353-6000
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California Pacific Medical Center- Van Ness Campus 16.93 mi
1101 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco California 94109
(415) 600-6000
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St Mary's Medical Center 17.13 mi
450 Stanyan St San Francisco California 94117
(415) 668-1000
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Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Northgate Dialysis Center 0.34 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
650 Las Gallinas Road San Rafael California 94903
(415) 444-0376
San Rafael Dialysis 2.63 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
1415 3rd Street San Rafael California 94901
(415) 453-4437
Satellite Dialysis Greenbrae 4.87 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 23
565 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Greenbrae California 94904
(415) 924-8622
San Pablo Dialysis Center 11.33 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 22
14020 San Pablo Avenue San Pablo California 94806
(510) 234-0835
Davita Richmond Dialysis 11.81 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
4200 Macdonald Ave., Ste A Richmond California 94805
(510) 236-8861
El Cerrito Dialysis Center 13.88 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
10690 San Pablo Avenue El Cerrito California 94530
(510) 528-9590
Davita El Sobrante 14.69 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
3380 San Pablo Dam Rd Ste. C-D El Sobrante California 94803
(510) 262-9230
Pacific Dialysis 16.41 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
2351 Clay Street 4th Floor San Francisco California 94115
(415) 440-2852