Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a facility in Tulare, California, which has a population of 69,721 people. This facility received an overall grade of B-, which is a decent grade. Based on our analysis, there are certainly far worse facilities out there. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's report card is its strong inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of having a decent overall rating, we also would like to point out that this place earned favorable government inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in this category, with a B+. This is a much better grade than the nursing home's overall grade. Our inspection grades are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to create an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor dings aren't necessarily something to panic about.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, we awarded this facility a grade of B+ in our long-term care category. This is one of our more impressive scores. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the category of nursing care, with a grade of B-. Our nursing rating includes several components, most of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Finally, nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this place actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a facility has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls could be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses aids to assist its residents.
Short-term Care Quality
Our last category is short-term care, where we awarded this facility a C in this category. Short-term care scores are based on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. We were not able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents that were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 5.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. This figure was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 4.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 0.87% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care residents which have experienced UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 7.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 16.5% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 14.08% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who are showing symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 99.1% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 8.94% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12.42% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12.42% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.08% of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Tulare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 67.54% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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