Colonial Care Retirement Center is a nursing home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana which has a total of 378,909 people. Featuring an overall rating of F, we consider this to be a bottom of the barrel facility. Baton Rouge received a city grade of B-, so there are some other options in the city worth looking at. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong inspection grade. You can continue reading to learn more about inspections and other category scores

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A-
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Historical

While this facility's overall grade was as bad as it gets, it actually excelled in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Long-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: BNov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

We gave this facility a grade of just D for our long-term care rating and that actually turned out to be its next most respectable score. When facilities receive a score in this range in this category it generally means the facility didn't perform well in our quality measures relating to resident care. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. Frankly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated 86.51163 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be quite a few points below the national average. To our surprise, this facility was not as bad as we expected at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Although it had 1.82 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted score wasn't bad due to it having more complex patients.

Nurse Quality

F
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

We also wanted to draw your attention to this facility's poor nursing grade where it received an F. When calculating a facility's nursing grade, we look at the quantity of hours nurses are caring for residents and the level of licensure of those nurses. This facility offered only 2.9 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. In addition to receiving below average scores for total nursing hours, this nursing home was less impressive in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at in determining our nursing scores. We looked at the percentage of patients suffering pressure ulcers and found this place was at roughly 1.5 times the national average in this statistic.

Short-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: FApr 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

The final area we looked at is short-term care, where this nursing home received a very poor grade in this area as well. Sadly, it received a lowly F for this area, which is obviously a major concern. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Based on its poor rating in this area, we were not stunned to find that this place offers substantially fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most nursing homes. The last metric we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 33.7 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these subpar statistics sunk this nursing home's short-term care grade.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
F
State:
B-
National:
B
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Inspection Rating

Colonial Care Retirement Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
B-
8.49%
State
B-
9.15%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which sustained falls leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.

Provider
B+
2.33%
State
B
3.46%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
2.62%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
C
17.68%
State
B
15.41%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
B-
21.84%
State
B-
23.51%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A
1.04%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
D
89.81%
State
B
90.54%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B-
16.24%
State
B
15.81%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who retained mobility levels.

Provider
B-
15.67%
State
B-
14.95%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B
1.65
State
C
2.42
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Provider
B+
15.67
State
B+
14.95
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.

Provider
C
13.33
State
B-
11.66
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.

Provider
F
35.02%
State
B-
60.76%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge 1.5 mi
17000 Medical Center Dr Baton Rouge Louisiana 70816
(225) 752-2470
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Womans Hospital 3.04 mi
100 Woman's Way Baton Rouge Louisiana 70817
(225) 927-1300
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center 6.41 mi
5000 Hennessy Blvd Baton Rouge Louisiana 70808
(225) 765-6565
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
Baton Rouge General Medical Center 7.9 mi
3600 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806
(225) 387-7767
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Lane Regional Medical Center 15.08 mi
6300 Main Street Zachary Louisiana 70791
(225) 658-4000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
St James Behavioral Health Hospital, Inc 17.5 mi
3136 South St Landry Road Gonzales Louisiana 70737
(225) 647-7524
Psychiatric
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fkc - O'neal Lane 0.85 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
1280 O'neal Lane Baton Rouge Louisiana 70816
(225) 272-2212
Davita - East Baton Rouge 0.91 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
1333 Oneal Ln Baton Rouge Louisiana 70816
(225) 226-1444
Fmcna - Baton Rouge 4.56 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
524 Colonial Dr Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806
(225) 927-3311
Fmcna - Denham Springs 4.67 mi
Dialysis Stations: 19
137 Veterans Blvd Denham Springs Louisiana 70726
(225) 665-2796
Fmcna - Dialysis Services of Bon Carre 5.3 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
7656 Realtors Ave Baton Rouge Louisiana 70806
(225) 216-0388
Fmcna - Mancuso 5.97 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
4848 Mancuso Ln, Ste A Baton Rouge Louisiana 70809
(225) 766-6773
Fmcna - Greater Baton Rouge Home Program 6.25 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
5399 Mancuso Lane Baton Rouge Louisiana 70809
(225) 819-2036
Fkc - j.h. Lee Kidney Center 6.33 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
5348 Flanders Drive Baton Rouge Louisiana 70808
(225) 766-3761