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University Care Center in San Diego, CA

University Care Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in San Diego, California (San Diego county). The Nursing Home Site profile for University Care Center includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 87 beds and a daily average of 84.0 residents (which would leave,on average, 3 beds available). University Care Center 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.


University Care Center 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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Due to COVID-19, many nursing homes have new procedures and changing (if any) visiting hours in place. We advise calling University Care Center ( at (619) 583-1993 ) to see what their current protocols and hours for visiting and placement appointments.

Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
24 Hours
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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 5/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Nursing Home:
University Care Center
Business Name:
Birch Holdings Llc
CMS ID:
055328
Street Address:
5602 UNIVERSITY AVE
City:
San Diego
State:
California
Zip Code:
92105
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 5602 University Ave in San Diego California 92105.
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They can be reached by phone at (619) 583-1993.


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

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by University Care Center to Medicare is $582.75 per day (compared to a California average of $830.34) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $452.74 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 University Care Center directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

Question Mark Icon University Care Center COVID-19 Info

In total, which is not the number of currently infected patients, there have been 65 resident cases and 41 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 and Medicaid participation for University Care Center began on Jan 10, 1967.


Services Provided by University Care Center include:
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

Ownership Changes: 4
Medicaid ID: 1871522672
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): MUTUAL OF OMAHA
CMS Regional Office: San Francisco
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 87
Multi-Facility Name: Plum Healthcare Group

General Information Icon Staff Size

University Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
40.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
47.4 minutes
CNA
136.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.46 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.84 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 University Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.3
Administration
14.15
CNAs
34.03
Dietitians
0.63
Food Service
11.13
Housekeeping
10.8
LPN / LVN
9.15
Medical Director
0.23
Mental Health
0.69
Nurse Admin
5.8
Nursing Director
1.86
Occ. Therapist
1.18
OT Assistant
1.35
Other Staff
2.91
Pharmacist
0.06
Physical Therapist
1.31
Physician
0.46
Physician Ext.
0.26
PT Assistant
3
Qualified Activities
1.17
RNs
13.66
Social Services
1.11
Social Worker
0.04
Speech Pathology
1.14
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: 5 stars 5 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: 4 stars 4 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


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

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University Care Center in SAN DIEGO, California has 87 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 84.0 residents compared to the CA average of 77.97 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 96.55% daily average occupancy rate compared to the California average of 78.69% and a national average of 81.38%.


University Care Center'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:
    5 stars compared to the CA average of 2.76 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 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:
    4 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 4.71 for University Care Center versus the CA average of 3.45 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for University Care Center
Number of Residents:
UNIVERSITY CARE CENTER 84.0 vs. CA 77.97 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
UNIVERSITY CARE CENTER 87 vs. CA 99.08 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
UNIVERSITY CARE CENTER 4.71 vs. CA 3.4514285714286 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
UNIVERSITY CARE CENTER 5 vs. CA 3.51 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for University Care Center
OrganizationRole
California Opco Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Allpro, Inc.5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Auburn Manor Holding Corporation5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Bay Bridge Capital Inc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Bay Bridge Capital Partners, Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Crosswinds Trust5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Flower Farm Group, Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Gi Plum Holdings, Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Gi Side Fund Plum Corp5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Horizon West Healthcare, Inc.5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
New Sisu Holdco, Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Opco Holdings Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Tilford, Toby5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Hakim, NaveedOperational/managerial Control
Beckel, MarkOfficer
Capital One National Association5% Or Greater Security Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near University Care Center
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200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 543-6222
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(858) 939-3400
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