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Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

  • Date Updated:  June 01, 2024
  • CMS Overall 5-Star Rating:  
  • Address:  675 24TH AVENUE
    SANTA CRUZ CA 95062 Map
  • Phone:  831-475-6323
  • Website:   Click Here
  • Medicare Provider Number:  055109
  • Participating in Medicare Since:  June 01, 1969
  • No. of Certified Beds:  50
  • No. of Residents:   81
  • Occupancy:   88.04% ( as of 06/16/2024 )
  • Amount Fined:  $28,960.00
  • Complaints Filed:   8

  About Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz, located in SANTA CRUZ, CA, is a for-profit organization that accepts Medicare and Medicaid. It is not part of a continuing care retirement community. It is located not in a hospital. Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz offers a range of services including skilled nursing, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and specialized memory care. The center is equipped with modern amenities and a supportive environment designed to enhance the quality of life for its residents. With a focus on personalized care plans and community engagement.

  • Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz is ranked #3 out of 4 facilities within a 10 mile radius and #35 out of 42 facilities within a 25 mile radius. See Ranking Report
  • CMS 5-Star Overall Rating is (1 out of 5):
  • Current Trend:   Worsening
  • Total Nursing Hours Spent Per Resident Per Day: 3.94
    (The national average is 3.78 )
  • The percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission is 20.33% .
  •    There is no indication of abuse occuring at Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz. (CMS flags facilities where abuse has either happened or is very likely.)

  Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz Owner & Operator Information

Business Entity Name:

DRIFTWOOD SANTA CRUZ OPERATING COMPANY LP

Owners:

Managers and Directors:

  Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz Ratings and Inspection Scores

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regularly inspects every skilled nursing facility. The results of the multi-day inspection is a series of star ratings. The health inspection scores are an absolute value, so you can compare one facility's score directly to another.

Ratings

Overall Rating 1:
Health Inspection Rating 2:
Quality Rating 3:
Staffing Rating 1:

Inspection Scores

Cycle 1 Score (as of August 19, 2022) 172
Cycle 2 Score (as of December 05, 2019) 76
Cycle 3 Score (as of December 13, 2018) 48
Weighted All Cycles Score 119

  Nursing Hours Spent Per Patient

CMS provides detailed information about how long nursing staff spends with residents. This data includes nursing subcategories of Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and non-nursing Certified Nursing Assistants. More hours spend per patient should can indicate a better facility or it could indicate more complicated situations.

The nursing staff of Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz spends MORE time on average with its residents than the state average for total nursing homes spent per resident and MORE time than the national average for total nursing homes spent per resident.

Type Facility State / National Avg
Registered Nurse (RN)
Hours 0.32 0.58 / 0.65
Case Mix 0.30 0.41 / 0.38
Adjusted 0.40 NA / NA
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Hours 0.96 1.22 / 0.87
Case Mix 0.66 NA / NA
Adjusted 1.07 NA / NA
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
Hours 2.67 2.56 / 2.26
Case Mix 1.80 NA / NA
Adjusted 3.01 NA / NA
Total Licensed Staff
Hours 1.27 1.80 / 1.53
Physical Therapist (PT)
Hours 0.06 0.09 / 0.07
Total Nursing Homes Spent per Resident on Average
Hours 3.94 4.37 / 3.78
Case Mix 2.76 3.16 / 3.15
Adjusted 4.49 NA / NA

  Quality Measures

Quality measures are based both on patient survey information and on the results of actual claims that are filed with CMS. It is not clear what period is covered in the measures.

Desc. Perc./ State Avg. / Comparison
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission (qm521)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
20.3% / 22.4%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit (qm522)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
12.8% / 11.5%
Worse
Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm551)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
2.8% / 2.1%
Worse
Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm552)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
1.3% / 1.0%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased (qm401) 4.1% / 8.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight (qm404) 7.4% / 4.9%
Worse
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder (qm405) 2.6% / 35.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder (qm406) 0.0% / 1.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection (qm407) 0.0% / 1.4%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms (qm408) 0.0% / 6.0%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained (qm409) 0.0% / 0.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (qm410) 4.6% / 1.7%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm415) 100.0% / 98.1%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication (qm419) 24.3% / 11.0%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm430) 100.0% / 93.8%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication (qm434) 3.2% / 1.4%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened (qm451) 2.7% / 10.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication (qm452) 18.4% / 13.4%
Worse
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers (qm453) 10.8% / 7.4%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm454) 100.0% / 98.1%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function (qm471) 90.4% / 81.8%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm472) 98.8% / 92.0%
Better

  Hospitals Near Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

Quite often skilled nursing facilities and hospitals work closely together to help patients recover or manage a terminal illness. Hospitals deals with acute care while nursing homes treat patients for a longer period of time. New residents at skilled nursing homes typically come from a hospital and nursing home residents may be readmitted to a hospital if their recovery does not proceed well. (Hospital readmission rates are closely monitored by CMS.) Consequently it is important that you consider which hospitals are near a nursing home which choosing one. Below is a list of hospitals near Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz.

This information is based on the most recent Hospital data. Historical data is not available.

Hospital 5-Star Overall Rating
WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
75 NIELSON STREET
WATSONVILLE, CA 95076
1
SANTA CLARA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER
751 SOUTH BASCOM AVENUE
SAN JOSE, CA 95128
2
NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER
1441 CONSTITUTION BOULEVARD
SALINAS, CA 93906
3
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
2425 SAMARITAN DRIVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95124
3
DOMINICAN HOSPITAL
1555 SOQUEL DRIVE
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95065
4
SALINAS VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
450 EAST ROMIE LANE
SALINAS, CA 93901
4
KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL-SAN JOSE
250 HOSPITAL PARKWAY
SAN JOSE, CA 95119
5
SUTTER MATERNITY & SURGERY CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ
2900 CHANTICLEER AVENUE
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95065
Not Available
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY PSYCHIATRIC HEALTH FACILITY
2250 SOQUEL AVENUE, SUITE 150
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062
Not Available
SAN JOSE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
455 SILICON VALLEY BOULEVARD
SAN JOSE, CA 95138
Not Available

Ratings History for Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

  Medical Professionals Associated with Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

These are the doctors who are affiliated with Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz. The data is from the most recent period. Historical data is not available.

We did not find any medical professionals associated with Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz.

  Local Nursing Homes

Below is a list of nursing homes in near Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz (including this home). This list is ranked based on the nursing home's health inspection scores (alse referred to as the "weighted all cycles score"). We also show the home's 5-star overall rating in the list. (If a nursing home has been flaged by CMS for abuse, we will added an icon (  ) to the home to indicate this.)

The data is based on the dataset as of June 01, 2024.

Name Health Inspection Score / Overall Rating
Childrens Hc Org No Ca -Pediatric Hospital D/p Snf
(CAMPBELL, CA)
25.333 / 5:
Childrens Hc Org No Ca Saratoga Pediatric Subacute
(SARATOGA, CA)
35.333 / 5:
Saratoga Retirement Community Health Center
(SARATOGA, CA)
36.667 / 5:
Lincoln Glen Skilled Nursing
(SAN JOSE, CA)
42 / 5:
Camden Postacute Care, Inc
(CAMPBELL, CA)
44 / 5:
Gilroy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
(GILROY, CA)
52 / 5:
Pacific Coast Manor
(CAPITOLA, CA)
52.667 / 5:
Canterbury Woods
(PACIFIC GROVE, CA)
53.333 / 4:
Greenhills Manor
(CAMPBELL, CA)
55.333 / 5:
Forest Hill Manor Health Center
(PACIFIC GROVE, CA)
60.667 / 5:
Plum Tree Care Center
(SAN JOSE, CA)
61.333 / 4:
Pacific Coast Post Acute
(SALINAS, CA)
62 / 5:
Woodlands Healthcare Center
(LOS GATOS, CA)
67.333 / 3:
The Villas at Saratoga Skilled Nsg and Assisted Lvg
(SARATOGA, CA)
68 / 4:
Empress Care Center, LLC
(SAN JOSE, CA)
69.333 / 4:
Creekside Post-Acute
(SAN JOSE, CA)
72.667 / 4:
Stonebrook Health and Rehabilitation
(LOS GATOS, CA)
74 / 4:
Valley Convalescent Hospital
(WATSONVILLE, CA)
74.667 / 3:
Almaden Health and Rehabilitation Center
(SAN JOSE, CA)
76 / 3:
Katherine Healthcare
(SALINAS, CA)
78 / 3:
A Grace Sub Acute and Skilled Care
(SAN JOSE, CA)
82.667 / 4:
Mission De La Casa
(SAN JOSE, CA)
82.667 / 4:
Courtyard Care Center
(SAN JOSE, CA)
84 / 4:
Watsonville Nursing Center
(WATSONVILLE, CA)
86.667 / 3:
Salinas Valley Post Acute
(SALINAS, CA)
94 / 4:
Windsor Skyline Care Center
(SALINAS, CA)
94 / 4:
Windsor The Ridge Rehabilitation Center
(SALINAS, CA)
95.333 / 4:
Hillview Convalescent Hospital
(MORGAN HILL, CA)
96 / 4:
Pacific Grove Healthcare Center
(PACIFIC GROVE, CA)
99.333 / 2:
The Terraces of Los Gatos
(LOS GATOS, CA)
104.667 / 2:
Pacific Hills Manor
(MORGAN HILL, CA)
105.333 / 3:
Sunny View Manor
(CUPERTINO, CA)
111.667 / 3:
Santa Cruz Post Acute
(SANTA CRUZ, CA)
116 / 3:
Watsonville Post Acute Center
(WATSONVILLE, CA)
116.333 / 2:
Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz
(SANTA CRUZ, CA)
119.333 / 1:
Vasona Creek Healthcare Center
(LOS GATOS, CA)
140 / 3:
White Blossom Care Center
(SAN JOSE, CA)
161.833 / 2:
Hearts and Hands, Post Acute Care and Rehab Center
(SANTA CRUZ, CA)
170.333 / 2:
Herman Health Care Center
(SAN JOSE, CA)
184 / 1:
Westwood Post Acute
(SAN JOSE, CA)
210.667 / 2:
Cupertino Healthcare and Wellness Center
(CUPERTINO, CA)
216 / 1:
The Redwoods Post-Acute
(SAN JOSE, CA)
229.667 / 2:

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Ownership Details for Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

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Noted Deficiencies for Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

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Nursing Hours Analysis for Driftwood Healthcare Center - Santa Cruz

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