Buena Vista Care Center

(888) 786-2513

160 S Patterson Ave, Santa Barbara, CA

Buena Vista Care Center
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160 S PATTERSON AVE
SANTA BARBARA
CA
93111
USA
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160 S Patterson Ave
Santa Barbara, CA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Buena Vista Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 150 beds based in Santa Barbara, CA. At last check, the facility had 127 residents indicating that it is 85% occupied which is about average within the state of California. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Buena Vista Care Center, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 85% of nursing homes in California. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 2 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Buena Vista Care Center with other senior care providers in California. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/30/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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02/23/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Great place for physical therapy!!!

5

06/05/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: surprised they have 2 Stars......a pig sty and try finding a "caring" employee.......perhaps four in the whole place.Also, a language barrier and WHO "trains" these CNA's? NO patient care....might make your bed and do deliver the meals.........A place for "Survivor" to consider as a show site.
If you're "out of it", might not matter? I had Pneumonia, not able to eat the diet provided. (no liquid or Soft) and NO rest..........much noise...people put on toilets and left there.
No cleaning supplies, either for Patients or housecleaning.....bed pans on overbed tables and cleaned in your bathrm. sink !!......shoot me first before incarcerating me in a place like this..........ea

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Description of Buena Vista Care Center in Santa Barbara, CA

Number of Beds : 150

Buena Vista Care Center, located in Santa Barbara, California provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Buena Vista Care Center has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Buena Vista Care Center has a very good hospital, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Buena Vista Care Center's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (93111) in California, where Buena Vista Care Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Buena Vista Care Center can be found here.

Buena Vista Care Center is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Buena Vista Care Center is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
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    Demographic Profile for Santa Barbara, CA,93111

    Annual Crime
    93111 Avg.
    Violent Crime 1 4
    Property Crime 1 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 9%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 78.5 / 100
    Water Quality 43 / 100
    Superfund Sites 20 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 237.1
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 103% Above
    Cost of Food 14% Above
    Utilities 1% Below
    Miscellaneous 10% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 16.08%
    People
    Male Population 49.28%
    Female Population 50.72%
    Median Age 41.6 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $88,691
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Santa Barbara CA
    Percent Religious 54.50%
    Catholic 42.06%
    Other Christian 2.78%
    All Other 9.66%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Santa Barbara CA
    White  71.5%
    Hispanic/Latino  20%
    Asian  5.2%
    Multiracial  1.8%
    Black  0.9%
    Other  0.1%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

    Pueblo At Bath St
    Santa Barbara CA 93105
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 805-682-7111
    Average Rating: 86%

    Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

    351 S Patterson Ave
    Santa Barbara CA 93111
    Distance: 6 miles
    Tel: 805-681-6446
    Average Rating: 83%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Longs Drug Stores California Llc

    1109 State St
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (805) 564-3267

    Garfield Beach Cvs Llc

    222 W Carrillo St
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (805) 965-9632

    Ralphs Grocery Company

    100 W Carrillo St
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (805) 564-7070
    Nearby Churches

    Ocean Hills Covenant Church

    PO Box 21534
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Distance: 0.1 miles

    Second Baptist Church

    PO Box 482
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Distance: 0.1 miles

    Church of Scientology

    524 State St
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No