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San Tomas Convalescent Hospital

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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San Tomas Convalescent Hospital's website

3580 Payne Avenue,
San Jose CA 95117

(408) 248-7100

66.92% estimated occupancy 1

San Tomas Convalescent Hospital is a facility located in San Jose, California which has a population of 973,849 people. This is a fine facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average rating. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its short-term care rating, which you can find in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this nursing home also received an elite short-term care grade. We awarded them one of our better grades in that area, with a grade of A. In determining these short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to devise a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

In addition, this nursing home also excelled in inspections, where it received an A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection ratings are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's inspections. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

This facility really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. The nursing grade weighs a number of subcategories. The most heavily weighted variable is the number of hours nurses spend with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of moving patients more often.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The next area we analyzed is long-term care. We gave this facility a solid grade in this area, with a B-. While this wasn't as favorable as a few of this nursing home's other scores, it is nevertheless a middle of the pack score. Long-term care grades assess a facility's assistance with daily living instead of the skilled nursing or medical services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.3266 percent of its residents. This nursing home keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

San Tomas Convalescent Hospital Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic measures the percentage of long-term care patients who have experienced a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric may be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 4.64% of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 95.44% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 7.92% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the decline of a patient's medical condition.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 12.45% Percentage of Residents

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

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In San Tomas Convalescent Hospital, 79.79% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for San Jose, 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
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • Santa Clara Valley Renal Care Center1.92 miles away2220 Moorpark Avenue San Jose California 95128CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (408) 885-5730
  • Cornerhouse Dialysis Center2.45 miles away2005 Naglee Avenue San Jose California 95128Dialysis Stations: 16 (408) 998-0183
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