Basile Care Center is in Basile, Louisiana. The city has a population of 3,838 people. With an overall grade of B+, this facility is one of the 50 best nursing homes in Louisiana. Based on our assessment, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. One of the better aspects of this facility's report card is its strong long-term care score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Basile Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2907 East Schambers,
Basile LA 70515
75.25% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an A+ long-term care grade. In a long-term care environment, the primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. Once we concluded our assessment of the amount of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 93.50649 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
This nursing home also performed well in inspections, which is based on the facility's inspection reports. We awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our inspection ratings are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspections. Places that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Our nursing grade is primarily based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Louisiana in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of turning residents more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed was short-term care. We gave this facility an acceptable score in this area, with a C. Even though this was not as favorable as several of this nursing home's other grades, it is still not a major area of concern. In forming these short-term care ratings, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to devise a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. It does not look like this nursing home submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually well below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Basile Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Basile Care Center, 9.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay residents that suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Basile Care Center, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Basile Care Center, 2.79% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Basile Care Center, 16.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Basile Care Center, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term care patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Basile Care Center, 1.48% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Basile Care Center, 89.54% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Basile Care Center, 17.84% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Basile Care Center, 15.38% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
In Basile Care Center, 2.05 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Basile Care Center, 15.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Basile Care Center, 12.77 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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