Baton Rouge Heritage House I I is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This city is among the most populated cities in the country with has a total of 378,909 people. Sporting an overall rating of C, this appears to be a middle of the road nursing home. This facility has some things going for it. This place did not excel in every category we looked at, but it did not receive any rock-bottom grades either. More information about its category grades is available below.
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Baton Rouge Heritage House I I
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this place also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A-. Few facilities performed better in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. 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. Based on this, we still had positive view of this nursing home's recent inspections.
Long-term Care Quality
This facilities next most favorable category was long-term care. We gave it a grade of B- in this area. This is essentially a middle of the pack grade in this category. In determining our long-term care scores, we size up the personal care offered to the nursing home's residents. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 97.80822 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is more than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Another strength of this facility is its favorable grade in nursing. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a score of D. The nursing score analyzes many factors, however, the primary consideration is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This place performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our fourth area, we awarded this facility a grade of D in the area of short-term care. This is the facility's worst category grade. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to qualify indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients that returned home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Baton Rouge Heritage House I I Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 7.39% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 2.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 2.31% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 16.72% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 23.78% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 0.29% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts believe that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 98.35% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 27.27% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 17.3% of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 17.3% of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 19.46% of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Baton Rouge Heritage House I I, 52.78% of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Baton Rouge, LA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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