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Santa Cruz Post Acute

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Reese

Santa Cruz Post Acute's website

1115 Capitola Road,
Santa Cruz CA 95062

(831) 475-4055

89.66% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Santa Cruz Post Acute has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Santa Cruz Post Acute is a senior living facility in Santa Cruz, California. This city has a total of 97,900 people. This is a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. This facility truly has plenty of good features. This nursing home is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Dialysis Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Audiology
  • Colostomy Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Catheter Care

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

On top of being a strong facility overall, this facility also excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A-. Few facilities fared better in this category. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. It does not look like we have deficiency data for this facility. We would like to have more data for this facility. Without having access to complete information regarding deficiencies, it was a challenge to grade it in this area.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Our nursing grade includes a host of subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility also was awarded an impressive short-term care score. In fact, we gave it an above average score of B+ in this category. In computing our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is more often than not a meaningful assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The next category we looked at is long-term care. We gave it a B- in that area. This is a fair grade in this area. In computing our long-term care grades, we assess the assistance with daily living offered to the nursing home's residents. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. It does not look like this nursing home submitted information on its vaccination levels. Finally, this nursing home was able to keep its residents 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 18May 23

Nearby Hospitals

  • Dominican HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.75 miles away1555 Soquel Drive Santa Cruz California 95065Proprietary(831) 462-7700
  • Watsonville Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.28 miles away75 Nielson Street Watsonville California 95076Proprietary(831) 724-4741
  • Good Samaritan HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.06 miles away2425 Samaritan Drive San Jose California 95124Proprietary(408) 559-2011

Nearby Dialysis

  • Satellite Dialysis Santa Cruz1.3 miles away3801 Clares Street Capitola California 95010CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (831) 600-4600
  • Satellite Dialysis13.63 miles away40 Penny Lane Suite 1 Watsonville California 95076CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (831) 728-8855
  • Satellite Dialysis Los Gatos17.23 miles away53 Los Gatos Saratoga Road Los Gatos California 95032Dialysis Stations: 17 (408) 458-4460
  • Satellite Healthcare Blossom Valley19.2 miles away1450 Kooser Road San Jose California 95118Dialysis Stations: 25 (408) 440-3260
  • Fmc Los Gatos19.51 miles away14651 South Bascom Suite 100 Los Gatos California 95032CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (408) 358-3791
  • Los Gatos Dialysis Center19.54 miles away14251 Winchester Blvd Suite 100 Los Gatos California 95032Dialysis Stations: 16 (408) 370-6756