Buena Vista Care Center

160 S Patterson Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
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About Buena Vista Care Center


Buena Vista Care Center is committed to quality care for each of our guests. We have a caring team approach to Alzheimer's care, post-acute care, long-term care, stroke recovery and assisted living. Guests at Buena Vista Care Center enjoy music, games, live entertainment, and DIRECTV satellite television in all resident rooms. We have social gatherings and activities but also feature community-based outings to the symphony, beach, movies, restaurants, shopping, and more. Family members and friends are encouraged to attend.


Our guests enjoy pet therapy visits in addition to podiatry, dental, vision, and auditory care. Therapies are offered 7 days a week in a spacious, state-of-the-art therapy gym featuring windows all around. We have a dedicated short-term rehab unit with comprehensive rehabilitation programs. The Homeward Bound program focuses on short-term rehabilitation with an individualized treatment plan for each patient. We have physical and occupational therapy and speech/language therapists. A Transitional Rehabilitation Room is available for our residents to practice their independent living skills in an apartment-like environment prior to returning home.

The rehabilitation program includes:

  • Cardiac Recovery
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Program
  • Continence Improvement Program
  • Contracture Management
  • Dysphagia Management and Treatment
  • Fall Management
  • Orthopedic Fracture Recovery
  • Pain Management and Modalities
  • Patient/Family Training and Education
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Specialty Program
  • Stroke (CVA) Recovery Program
  • Wound Care and Skin Management
  • Wii machine
  • ACP equipment

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Clinical help

24-hour awake staff
Wound care physician
Dietician on site
Visiting professionals
Visiting podiatrist
Visiting dentist
Doctor on call

Amenities & Features

Activities onsite
Activities offsite
Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Free cable satellite tv

Patients accepted

Commercial insurance
Private Pay


Languages spoken: English


Number of private rooms: 0
Number of rooms with private bath: 0
Number of rooms with shared bath: 0
Number of shared rooms: 0
Short-long term sections combined: 0

Medicare Ratings

Overall Rating: 5/5
Quality Rating: 5/5
Nurse Rating: 5/5
Staff Rating: 4/5
Survey Rating: 3/5

Medicare: By The Numbers

Issue Number
Substantiated Complaints 14
Facility Related Incidents 0
Number of Fines 0
Total Fine Amount $0
Total Number of Penalties 0

Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities
Santa Barbara5 miles9
Solvang22 miles1
Ojai32 miles2
Ventura35 miles3
Lompoc39 miles2
Oxnard40 miles4

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