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Sheffield Convalescent Hospital

  • Nursing Home

Updated May 1, 2021 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 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
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1133 South Van Ness Avenue,
San Francisco CA 94110

(415) 647-3117

50.88% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Sheffield Convalescent Hospital has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Sheffield Convalescent Hospital is in the densely populated metropolitan area of San Francisco, California which has a population of 805,301 people. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the best facilities we assessed. This nursing home received one of the best scores that we offer. Even in a city featuring 17 other nursing homes, this nursing home looks like a great option. As you will see below, this place performed just as well in our category ratings. We gave it a straight A report card!

Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Nutritional Counseling

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. There are a host of criteria included in this category. Many of the criteria reflect staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving patients more often.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

This top notch nursing home also fared very well in the area of long-term care, where it received a score of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

This facility also earned a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Turning to the next area, this nursing home was given a very strong short-term care rating. We awarded it a grade of A- in this category, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. Our short-term care scores are vital for people requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Sheffield Convalescent Hospital Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 7.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: D

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 1.67% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 1.21% of Patients had UTIs

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that experienced a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to varying reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 10.06% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 13.91% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 4.33% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 95.72% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 8.37% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A+

In Sheffield Convalescent Hospital, 14.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.

Scores for San Francisco, CA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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