Colonial Nursing Home is an average-sized facility in Marksville, Louisiana. With an A overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the United States. We really couldn't find many negative things to say about this place. Its grades are as good as they get. Scroll down to find this facility's category ratings, which are also strong. It is hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Colonial Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that Colonial Nursing Home has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- 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
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Top Nursing Home in Louisiana Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Marksville, Louisiana Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Arguably the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. It doesn't appear that we have information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
An additional reason we assessed this nursing home so highly is that it was given an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as strong as it gets in this area. Facilities that receive this kind of score in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. After assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. Our nursing score analyzes the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed 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 place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a resident more often.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our final area, this facility received a high-end short-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a B+ in that area, wrapping up one of our finer report cards. Our short-term care ratings are considered to be most important for patients needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. This includes not just nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this category is the number of patients that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colonial Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colonial Nursing Home, 9.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colonial Nursing Home, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colonial Nursing Home, 2.79% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who have sustained a UTI. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colonial Nursing Home, 16.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colonial Nursing Home, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colonial Nursing Home, 1.48% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are showing symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colonial Nursing Home, 89.54% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colonial Nursing Home, 17.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who 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 Colonial Nursing Home, 15.38% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' physical and mental health.
In Colonial Nursing Home, 2.05 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colonial Nursing Home, 15.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.