Torrance Memorial Med Center Snf/Dp
3330 West Lomita Blvd, Torrance CA 90505 · (310) 784-4924 · 104.74% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Torrance Memorial Med Center Snf/Dp is located in Torrance, California. The city provides a variety of available nursing homes. With an overall grade of A+, this nursing home graded out better than most of the nursing homes in Torrance by a significant margin. Based on our ratings, this nursing home is just about as as good as it gets. One of the best aspects of this facility's remarkable profile is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 40 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
On top of earning a great overall grade, this facility also received an A+ in short-term care. Short-term care grades are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. It outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in the country with 69.6 percent of its patients returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
This top-shelf facility also was superb in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A+. Only a small group of facilities performed better in this category. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. This place is head and heels above most nursing homes in this category.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. We scrutinized the levels of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the number of hours the nurses were with patients, in calculating our grade in this area. This place provides an incredible 7.1 hours of nursing care per resident each day. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering high levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in the nation when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these areas as good measures of the quality of nursing care being provided.
Another impressive feature for this nursing home is its inspection grade. In that area, we gave this nursing home an impressive grade of A, finishing off its straight A performance. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Torrance Memorial Med Center Snf/Dp Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
Measures the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better