Buena Vista Care Center is a nursing home in Santa Barbara, CA that has a total of 131 residents. Buena Vista Care Center has the Overall Star Rating of 2.
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Buena Vista Care Center
Provider Number: 555394
Buena Vista Care Center
160 S Patterson Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Phone Number: (805) 964-4871
Map and Directions
Special Focus Facility? No
Continuing Care Retirement Community? No
Located Within a Hospital? No
Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Type of Ownership: For profit – Corporation
Multi Nursing Home Ownership? Yes
Health Inspections Star Rating: 1
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4
Quality Measures Star Rating: 2
RN Only Star Rating: 4
Overall Star Rating: 2
The nursing home health inspection process examines all important aspects of a resident’s care in a nursing home. Health inspectors score each nursing home facility on over 180 factors.
Special Focus Facility
A Special Focus Facility is a special designation given to nursing homes that have a recent record of continued poor quality of care, as determined by what state or Federal inpection teams have found at that nursing home. Based on inspection results from the most recent 3 year time period, CMS designates the nursing homes that have the worst repeated inspections as SFFs.
The ownership type for Buena Vista Care Center is for profit.
Nursing homes can be run by corporations, corporations that are non-profit, religious affiliated organizations or even the government. Quality of care and service is different in facilities that are in each of the different types of nursing home ownership, and you should be clear that the form of ownership of the nursing home is not necessarily a determining factor the the quality of care and service at the nursing home. To find out if a facility is up to standards you must do you your own research about the particular nursing home as well as most important of all visit and tour the facility.
Nurse and Staff Statistics
Number of Residents: 131
Number of RN Hours Per Resident Per Day: 0.72
Number of LPN/LVN Hours Per Resident Per Day: 0.5
Number of CNA Hours Per Resident Per Day: 2.44
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day: 1.22
Inspections and Surveys
Health Survey Date:
Quality Indicator Survey? No
Fire Survey Date:
Sprinkler Status: fully sprinklered
Medicare certified nursing homes are required to meet more than 180 standards created in order to protect residents of nursing homes. These regulatory standards cover a wide range of areas of importance, which include proper adminstration of medications, protecting the residents of nursing homes from physical or mental abuse and getting inadequate care, to the correct storage and preparation of food and nutrition.
Local fire safety specialists determine if a nursing home meets Life Safety Code (LSC) rules put in place by the National Fire Protection Agency. The nursing home fire safety inspection addresses many fire protection considerations, including building and construction, protective, and operational elements that are designed to ensure that nursing home residents are safe from the dangers of fire.
When the Fire Survey for Buena Vista Care Center took place, it was reported that the this location is fully sprinklered.
Complaints and Incidents
Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home: nr
Substantiated Complaints: nr
The reported incidents and complaints for Buena Vista Care Center are summarized above.
A complaint is a negative occurrence that has been reported by residents, their families, and nursing home staff. An incident, which is different from a complaint is a negative occurrence reported by the nursing home staff. Sometimes, complaints will lead to enforcement actions if it is determined that a facility is breaking the rules.
Civil Money Penalty Count: 0
Denial of Payment for New admission Count: 1
Total Enforcement Actions Count: 1
Number of Certified Beds: 150
Percent of Occupied Beds: 87
Total Number of Residents: 131
At Buena Vista Care Center there are 131 residents that are on Medicare/Medicaid. Buena Vista Care Center has 150 Medicare certified beds, which is 87 of the total number of occupied beds. There are 131 residents at Buena Vista Care Center.
Some nursing homes can have a combination of Medicare and Medicaid, as well as private-pay beds. The certified beds number is how many Medicare and/or Medicaid beds are at the facility. Contact the nursing home directly to find out the different types of beds are available.
High-Risk Long-Stay Residents
|Percent of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores||10||13|
|Percent of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season||91||93|
|Percent of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious||11||9|
|Percent of long-stay residents who had a urinary tract infection||9||6|
|Percent of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain||3||3|
|Percent of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder||3||2|
|Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight||5||9|
|Percent of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair||1||1|
|Percent of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination||86||89|
|Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained||2||1|
|Percent of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse||7||9|
|Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased||11||17|
Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents
|Percent of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores||3||5|
|Percent of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder||72||69|
|Percent of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season||84||85|
|Percent of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain||23||23|
|Percent of short-stay residents who have delirium||2||1|
|Percent of short-stay residents who have pressure sores||13||14|
|Percent of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination||74||77|