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Alto Lucero Transitional Care in Santa Barbara, CA

Alto Lucero Transitional Care is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Santa Barbara, California (Santa Barbara county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Alto Lucero Transitional Care includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 156 beds and 123 residents (which would leave 33 beds available). Alto Lucero Transitional Care participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Alto Lucero Transitional Care received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the CA average of 3.6 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Alto Lucero Transitional Care
Business Name:
Compass Health Inc
CMS ID:
555875
Street Address:
3880 VIA LUCERO
City:
Santa Barbara
State:
California
Zip Code:
93110
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 3880 Via Lucero in Santa Barbara California 93110.
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They can be reached by phone at (805) 687-6651.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Alto Lucero Transitional Care is approximately 22.0 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Alto Lucero Transitional Care to Medicare is $538.48 per day (compared to a California average of $830.34) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $520.29 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Alto Lucero Transitional Care directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Alto Lucero Transitional Care is approximately 72 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 76 men and 51 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Alto Lucero Transitional Care with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
23.622%
Alzheimer's
35.433%
Asthma
10.236%
Cancer
11.024%
CHF
41.732%
COPD
29.134%
Depression
55.118%
Diabetes
39.37%
Hyperlipidemia
53.543%
IHD
41.732%
Osteoporosis
9.449%
RA or OA
50.394%
Schizophrenia
23.622%
Stroke
14.173%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Alto Lucero Transitional Care began on May 25, 2012.


Services Provided by Alto Lucero Transitional Care include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 1134400633
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): PALMETTO (CALIFORNIA)
CMS Regional Office: San Francisco
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 156
Multi-Facility Name: COMPASS HEALTH, INC.

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Alto Lucero Transitional Care provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
24 minutes
LPN / LVN
66 minutes
CNA
162.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.5 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.08 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Alto Lucero Transitional Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.34
Administration
18.23
CNAs
71.38
Dentists
0.11
Dietitians
1.32
Food Service
19.17
Housekeeping
8.86
LPN / LVN
286.44
Medical Director
1.11
Mental Health
0.16
Nurse Admin
2.49
Nursing Director
1.24
Occ. Therapist
3.14
OT Assistant
0.06
Pharmacist
0.34
Physical Therapist
1.37
Physician
0.34
Physician Ext.
0.34
Podiatrist
0.2
PT Assistant
1.35
Qualified Activities
1.24
RNs
89.24
Social Services
2.49
Social Worker
1.24
Speech Pathology
1.26
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

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Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Santa Barbara:
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Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Alto Lucero Transitional Care in SANTA BARBARA, California has 156 beds compared to the California average of 98.61 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 123 residents compared to the CA average of 79.91 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 78.85% occupancy rate compared to the California average of 81.04% and a national average of 81.38%.


Alto Lucero Transitional Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the CA average of 3.6 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the CA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the CA average of 2.86 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 4.64 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to the CA average of 2.61 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.6 for Alto Lucero Transitional Care versus the CA average of 3.30 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
ALTO LUCERO TRANSITIONAL CARE 123 vs. CA 79.91 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
ALTO LUCERO TRANSITIONAL CARE 156 vs. CA 98.61 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
ALTO LUCERO TRANSITIONAL CARE 3.6 vs. CA 3.3 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
ALTO LUCERO TRANSITIONAL CARE 4 vs. CA 3.6 vs. National 3.04
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