Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center is a nursing home located in Eureka, California, which has a total of 48,128 people. Featuring an overall rating of B+, this nursing home should work for most people. With no A rated nursing homes in the city, this turned out to be the highest rated nursing home in Eureka. The best part of this facility's strong report card is its nursing score. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph
Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing grade. We weighed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses were with residents, in computing our rating in this area. This facility provided 0.4 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Among this nursing home's other strengths is its superb short-term care score. It received one of our more impressive scores in that area, with a score of A-. With our short-term care score, we strive to forge a sound barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home received an impressive long-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our better scores in that category with a score of B. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 96.710526 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Lastly, we also found that this nursing home has received favorable inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it a B- in this category. We believe that one of the most important factors in evaluating an inspection report is deficiencies. We especially look at the severity of the deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients who had falls which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 4.64% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 95.44% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels. Some experts believe that mobility is vital to residents' well-being.
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Seaview Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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