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The Sequoias in Portola Valley, CA

The Sequoias is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Portola Valley, California (San Mateo county). The Nursing Home Site profile for The Sequoias includes: Pricing, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 43 beds and a daily average of 20.4 residents (which would leave,on average, 22 beds available). The Sequoias participates in Medicare and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


The Sequoias received an overall rating from CMS of 5 stars compared to the CA average of 3.51 and a National average of 3.32. 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:
The Sequoias
Business Name:
Sequoia Living Inc
CMS ID:
055466
Street Address:
501 PORTOLA ROAD
City:
Portola Valley
State:
California
Zip Code:
94028
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
Yes

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They are located at the following address: 501 Portola Road in Portola Valley California 94028.
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They can be reached by phone at (650) 851-1501.


Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by The Sequoias to Medicare is $724.48 per day (compared to a California average of $830.34) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $680.99 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 The Sequoias directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

Question Mark Icon The Sequoias COVID-19 Info

In total, which is not the number of currently infected patients, there have been 0 resident cases and 3 staff cases of confirmed COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) according to reporting from CMS.

In our most recent data (Week 50 - which ended on: May 2) they reported 0 new cases.


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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare participation for The Sequoias (previously: Sequoias, The) began on Jan 18, 1967.


Services Provided by The Sequoias include:
Clinical Labs, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): PALMETTO (CALIFORNIA)
CMS Regional Office: San Francisco
Area: Urban
Multi-Facility Name: Northern CA Presbyterian Home Service

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The Sequoias provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
87.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
103.8 minutes
CNA
247.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 3.2 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 7.32 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 The Sequoias. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.71
Administration
3.43
CNAs
22.04
Dietitians
1.14
Food Service
4.57
Housekeeping
4.57
LPN / LVN
4.85
Medical Director
0.23
Nurse Admin
3.43
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.57
OT Assistant
0.29
Other Staff
1.14
Physical Therapist
1.71
Physician
0.46
PT Assistant
0.57
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
8.35
Social Worker
1.43
Speech Pathology
0.29
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

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.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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The Sequoias in PORTOLA VALLEY, California has 43 beds compared to the California average of 99.08 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 20.4 residents compared to the CA average of 77.97 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 47.44% daily average occupancy rate compared to the California average of 78.69% and a national average of 81.38%.


The Sequoias's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 3.51 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the CA average of 2.76 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 2.97 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 4.39 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 2.6 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 4.35 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 3.58 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4.86 for The Sequoias versus the CA average of 3.45 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
THE SEQUOIAS 20.4 vs. CA 77.97 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
THE SEQUOIAS 43 vs. CA 99.08 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
THE SEQUOIAS 4.86 vs. CA 3.4514285714286 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
THE SEQUOIAS 5 vs. CA 3.51 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for The Sequoias
OrganizationRole
Herman, StevenDirector
Jamison, DavidDirector
Jamison, RexDirector
Lynn, PatriciaDirector
Mayeda, NancyDirector
Mcnamara, ThomasDirector
Atwood, MarthaOfficer
Mcvey, SarahOfficer
Shoemake, CharlesOfficer
Cartney, CherylManaging Employee
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