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 Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 96.55172 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a deadly health condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't take any chances. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
In addition, this nursing home also performed well in inspections, which is based on its government inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our top grades. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. There are a number of datapoints included in this category. Most of these subcategories relate to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we rated was short-term care, in which this facility was awarded a C. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's worst area. This is nevertheless not a major area of concern. Short-term care scores are meaningful for residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more skilled nursing. This includes a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit 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, 9.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Basile Care Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Basile Care Center, 2.76% of Patients had UTIs
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who had a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Basile Care Center, 15.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Basile Care Center, 22.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term stay residents who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Basile Care Center, 1.54% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Basile Care Center, 89.03% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Basile Care Center, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Basile Care Center, 16.37% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Basile Care Center, 1.85 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Basile Care Center, 16.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Basile Care Center, 12.9 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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