Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center is one of only two available facilities located in Deridder, Louisiana. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A grade in this range requires some decent marks. This nursing home has some things working in its favor. One of the best aspects of this facility's profile is its stellar inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this ended up being a decent nursing home is that it earned an elite inspection grade. Its inspection grade was far superior to its overall score. In our inspections category, we gave it a grade of A+. These inspection grades 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 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
An additional strength of this nursing home is its superb grade in long-term care. We gave it one of our better scores in that category, with a grade of A. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 99.58848 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Next we looked at nursing grades, where this nursing home received an F, which is a rock bottom grade. This area was definitely not a strength for this facility. Nursing scores are based in large part on quantity of nursing care available. 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 looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. This facility fared well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's worst category is short-term care, which is the last area we scored. Sadly, it received an abysmal F in this category. In spite of several respectable grades in other categories, this grade is nevertheless alarming so we felt obligated to draw your attention to it. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 2.6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these subpar metrics was damning for this nursing home's short-term care grade.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 9.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percent of long-term patients that had falls which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 2.76% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 15.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 22.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 1.54% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression. Many in the industry believe this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 89.03% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 16.37% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 1.85 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 16.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 12.9 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Deridder Retirement & Rehabilitation Center, 63.81% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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