Located in Hammond, Louisiana, Belle Maison Nursing Home is one of four nursing homes there. This nursing home turns out to be a highly rated facility, with an overall grade of B+. We rated this nursing home in the top 50 nursing homes in Louisiana. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Belle Maison Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
15704 Medical Arts Plaza,
Hammond LA 70403
56.57% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few places fared this well in this area. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility was given high marks in the area of long-term care. As a result, it was given one of our best scores in that area with a score of A+. Facilities that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. This wasn't quite on par with some of its other category grades mentioned above. In determining our nursing ratings, we look at both staffing levels and the skill levels of the nurses. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a low total compared with most facilities. Lastly, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is often a good indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's weakest category is short-term care, which is the last area we assessed. For this area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of just D. We would like to to point out this possible weak spot, however, you should not over-emphasize a single weak area either. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. In this nursing home's case, we found that it provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This definitely was not a strength for this nursing home. We found that just 4.8 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.
Belle Maison Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 9.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of long-term patients who had falls which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 2.79% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 16.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 1.48% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 89.54% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 17.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 15.38% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that mobility is critical to residents' well-being.
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 2.05 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 15.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 12.77 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Belle Maison Nursing Home, 64.63% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Hammond, LA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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