Buena Vista Care Center


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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General Information

Buena Vista Care Center

Provider Number: 555394

Address

Buena Vista Care Center
160 S Patterson Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Phone Number

Phone Number: (805) 964-4871

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Facility

Details

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

Star Ratings


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.

Ownership

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Enforcement Actions

Civil Money Penalty Count: 0
Denial of Payment for New admission Count: 1
Total Enforcement Actions Count: 1

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Resident Statistics

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

ConditionQ1Q3
Percent of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores1013

Long-Stay Residents

ConditionQ1Q3
Percent of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season9193
Percent of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious119
Percent of long-stay residents who had a urinary tract infection96
Percent of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain33
Percent of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder32
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight59
Percent of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair11
Percent of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination8689
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained21
Percent of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse79
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased1117

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents

ConditionQ1Q3
Percent of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores35
Percent of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder7269

Short-Stay Residents

ConditionQ1Q3
Percent of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season8485
Percent of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain2323
Percent of short-stay residents who have delirium21
Percent of short-stay residents who have pressure sores1314
Percent of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination7477

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