With an address in Bellflower, California, Woodruff Convalescent Center is one of four available facilities in the city. This is a decent facility, with an overall grade of C. Based on the data we reviewed, there are certainly far worse nursing homes 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 section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B
Oct 18: DNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: CApr 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

This nursing home earned an inspection grade which is stronger than its overall grade. Inspection grades are based on the facility's recent inspections. We awarded this nursing home a very solid grade of B in this category. Arguably the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

Additionally, we also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received strong long-term care marks this year. We awarded them one of our higher scores in this category, with a B. This proved to be the facility's second strongest grade. 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 nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is higher than the average nursing home. The last statistic we looked at was the nursing home's hospitalization rate. Here we found that this place had 3.77 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. While this admittedly wasn't as strong as most of its other scores in this category, this figure can be skewed for some nursing homes due to some of the preexisting medical conditions of patients.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

One of this facility's better category grades was in the area of nursing care. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B-. In computing a nursing home's nursing grade, we assess the number of hours nurses are caring for patients and the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in some quality-focused statistics. Specifically, we look at the percent of residents who sustained pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these statistics as predictive measures of the quality of nursing care, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: DApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

Turning to our next category, we gave this facility a D for our short-term care category. This was the facility's worst category rating. Short-term care grades are generally employed to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to have highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. The final metric we considered in this area is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this metric as well, with just 30.5 percent of its residents returning home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
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

Woodruff Convalescent Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
B-
7.84%
State
B+
6.95%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
A+
0.2%
State
A-
1.78%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents which have experienced UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.

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

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from cognitive disorders.

Provider
A+
3.9%
State
A-
10.4%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term residents which were given antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Provider
A-
14.29%
State
A-
14.21%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients showing depressive symptoms.

Provider
B+
1.12%
State
A
0.97%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.

Provider
A-
99.24%
State
B+
94.67%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the erosion of a patient's well-being.

Provider
A
8.6%
State
A-
9.21%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term residents that maintained mobility. Many would argue that mobility is critical to residents' well-being.

Provider
F
8.15%
State
C
12.94%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
D
2.66
State
B-
1.88
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
8.15
State
A-
12.94
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
4.29
State
B
9.82
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.

Provider
D
56.52%
State
B+
71.87%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Lakewood Regional Medical Center 1.91 mi
3700 E South St Lakewood California 90712
(562) 602-6751
Acute Care Hospitals
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Coast Plaza Hospital 3.09 mi
13100 Studerbaker Road Norwalk California 90650
(310) 356-0550
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Pih Hospital - Downey 4.63 mi
11500 Brookshire Avenue Downey California 90241
(526) 904-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Los Alamitos Medical Center 5.49 mi
3751 Katella Avenue Los Alamitos California 90720
(562) 799-3220
Acute Care Hospitals
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College Medical Center 6.1 mi
2776 Pacific Avenue Long Beach California 90806
(562) 595-1911
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St Mary Medical Center 7.31 mi
1050 Linden Ave Long Beach California 90813
(562) 491-9000
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Voluntary non-profit - Church
Pih Health Hospital-Whittier 7.73 mi
12401 Washington Blvd Whittier California 90602
(526) 698-0811
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Voluntary non-profit - Private
West Anaheim Medical Center 7.74 mi
3033 W Orange Avenue Anaheim California 92804
(714) 827-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary

Nearby Dialysis

Davita-Bellflower Dialysis Center 1.42 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
15736 Woodruff Avenue Bellflower California 90706
(562) 804-3099
Davita-Artesia Home Training 1.76 mi
Dialysis Stations: 8
16506 Lakewood Blvd, Suite 100 Bellflower California 90706
(562) 920-4084
Davita-Nephron Dialysis 2.03 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
5820 Downey Avenue Long Beach California 90805
(562) 663-0788
Davita-Paramount Dialysis Center 2.14 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 37
15625 Lakewood Blvd. Paramount California 90723
(562) 790-2478
Fmc-Bellflower 2.19 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 36
10116 Rosecrans Avenue Bellflower California 90706
(562) 920-2070
Davita-Cerritos Dialysis 2.22 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
19222 Pioneer Blvd., Suite 101 Cerritos California 90703
(562) 924-9990
Davita-Lakewood Dialysis Center 2.45 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
4611 Silva Street Lakewood California 90712
(562) 633-7441
Davita Mayfair Dialysis 2.83 mi
Dialysis Stations: 36
4930 Paramount Blvd Lakewood California 90712
(424) 296-6870