Note: Data for Wisteria Care Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Wisteria Care Center is one of five nursing homes located in Castro Valley, California. Sporting an overall rating of A, this facility is ranked among the top nursing homes we found. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it ahead of most of the facilities in Castro Valley, which has a strong selection of nursing homes. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar report card is its nursing grade. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 25 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+
Historical

We also want to emphasize that this facility excelled in our nursing grade. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. When calculating our nursing grades, we analyze both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides an impressive 3.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, this nursing home was also above average in each of the major quality measures we looked at in this category. For example, it performed well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A
Historical

Adding to its impressive category grades, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Our inspection ratings are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's inspections. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-
Historical

Turning our next area, we gave this facility a score of A- for its long-term care score. This is a very impressive score. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping 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.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+
Historical

In the last category, we awarded this facility a grade of A for our short-term care grade. This topped off an elite report card. Our short-term care ratings are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. The last measure we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
NA
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Wisteria Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients which are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of a facility's nursing care quality.

Provider
B+
6.25%
State
B+
6.95%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
1.78%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with inadequate hygiene.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
1.69%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
D
26.53%
State
A-
10.4%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
A-
13.1%
State
A-
14.21%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A
0.97%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Provider
A
100%
State
B+
94.67%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate deterioration of a patient's health.

Provider
A+
2.5%
State
A-
9.21%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels.

Provider
F
4.56%
State
C
12.94%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
A+
0.46
State
B-
1.88
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

Provider
A+
4.56
State
A-
12.94
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

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Dialysis Stations: 4
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Dialysis Stations: 24
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Satellite Dialysis West San Leandro 4.59 mi
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San Leandro Marina Dialysis Center 4.61 mi
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Satellite Dialysis San Leandro 4.69 mi
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