The Reutlinger Community is a small non-profit nursing home located in Danville, California. This turns out to be an A+ rated facility. Receiving an A+ in our grading system requires first-rate performance across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top five percentile of all nursing homes in the United States. Finally, this ended up being a very consistent nursing home with consistent scores in all four of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
The Reutlinger Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in California Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in California Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Danville, California Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in California Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. With our short-term care assessment, we try to forge a sound barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at the facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing grade is mostly based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our fourth area, this facility received a highly favorable long-term care rating. We awarded it an A- in that area, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization 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.
The Reutlinger Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Reutlinger Community, 7.45% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients who developed pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Reutlinger Community, 1.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which have sustained a fall which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Reutlinger Community, 1.24% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Reutlinger Community, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Reutlinger Community, 13.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Reutlinger Community, 4.64% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Reutlinger Community, 95.44% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Reutlinger Community, 7.92% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Reutlinger Community, 12.45% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In The Reutlinger Community, 1.61 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Reutlinger Community, 12.45 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Reutlinger Community, 9.83 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Reutlinger Community, 79.79% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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