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Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: F
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Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center's website

4005 North Blvd,
Baton Rouge LA 70806

(225) 387-5934

66.68% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center is a large nursing home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We gave this nursing home a rock bottom overall score based on the data we assessed. Fortunately, this nursing home is one of 22 nursing homes in this city so if you aren't impressed, you should have better options. We wouldn't blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another nursing home. However, if you want to learn more about this facility's category grades, inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a B- for our inspections rating. In fact, the facility received very impressive inspection report this year. Our inspection grades are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key item to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to the well being of residents. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Lastly, this nursing home was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. This is generally a really bad sign. We would never recommend this facility.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Incredibly, we gave this nursing home a grade of C for our long-term care grade, which is not a bad grade. Our long-term care scores are vital for patients in need of personal care. After assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were a bit concerned this facility vaccinated 46.038544 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be quite a bit less than what we expected. Fortunately, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: D

We were surprised to find that this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing. In fact, we awarded it an D for that category, which is one of our best grades. Nursing grades are mostly tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: F

Turning to our fourth category, this nursing home did not fare very well here either. With a poor grade of F in short-term care, this is just about as as uninspiring as it gets. In our short-term care rating, we try to craft a sound measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Considering its grade in this area, we were not stunned to discover that this nursing home was well below average in terms of its number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the metrics we looked at. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This definitely was not a strength for this nursing home. We found that just 2.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, about half of their patients are able to return home so this is well below average.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 9.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents which experienced falls which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 2.76% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 15.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 22.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.54% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 89.03% of Patients

This is the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 17.58% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.37% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.85 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 12.9 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: F

In Affinity Nursing & Rehab Center, 63.81% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

Scores for Baton Rouge, LA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of C
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of D
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

Looking for more options? Baton Rouge, Louisiana has 21 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Baton Rouge General Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.38 miles away3600 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806Voluntary non-profit - Private(225) 387-7767
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.9 miles away5000 Hennessy Blvd Baton Rouge Louisiana 70808Voluntary non-profit - Church(225) 765-6565
  • Womans HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.52 miles away100 Woman's Way Baton Rouge Louisiana 70817Voluntary non-profit - Private(225) 927-1300
  • Ochsner Medical Center - Baton RougeAcute Care Hospitals 8.83 miles away17000 Medical Center Dr Baton Rouge Louisiana 70816Voluntary non-profit - Private(225) 752-2470
  • Lane Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 13.86 miles away6300 Main Street Zachary Louisiana 70791Government - Hospital District or Authority(225) 658-4000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - Mid City Dialysis0.63 miles away2902 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge Louisiana 70802Dialysis Stations: 13 (225) 766-0093
  • Fmcna - North Boulevard0.76 miles away2661 North Blvd Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (225) 387-5777
  • Fmcna - Foster Dr Dialysis Svcs1.35 miles away1919 N Foster Dr Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (225) 354-1611
  • Fmcna - Dialysis Services of Bon Carre2.31 miles away7656 Realtors Ave Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806Dialysis Stations: 20 (225) 216-0388
  • Fmcna - Baton Rouge3 miles away524 Colonial Dr Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806Dialysis Stations: 20 (225) 927-3311
  • Fmcna - Airline3.83 miles away5948 Airline Hwy Baton Rouge Louisiana 70805CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 29 (225) 357-9055
  • Fmcna - Picardy Kidney Ctr4.06 miles away7638 Picardy Ave Ste A Baton Rouge Louisiana 70808Dialysis Stations: 20 (225) 766-5600
  • Fkc - j.h. Lee Kidney Center4.08 miles away5348 Flanders Drive Baton Rouge Louisiana 70808Dialysis Stations: 17 (225) 766-3761