East Jefferson Hospital Snf
4200 Houma Blvd, Metairie LA 70002 · (504) 503-4306 · 43.06% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
East Jefferson Hospital Snf is one of four nursing homes located in Metairie, Louisiana. Featuring an overall score of A+, this nursing home is undoubtedly a world class facility. You really can not do any better than this nursing home. This also ended up being a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong grades in all four of our categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
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Accepts Medicaid 1 :
Government - Hospital district
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Very few nursing homes fared as well in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home was given strong marks in the category of short-term care. As a result, it was given one of our highest scores in that category with a score of A+. Short-term care grades are vital for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Remarkably, this place provides approximately 50% more hours of services from physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. The last metric we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any facility in Louisiana in this area with 85.5 percent of its residents returning home.
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Nursing scores are tied to nurse staffing levels. This nursing home boasts a really impressive 8.5 hours of nursing care per resident daily, of which a significant portion was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. This is one of the higher totals of nursing hours we found at any facility. In addition to offering impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in the state when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these areas as reliable measures of the quality of nursing care being provided.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we analyzed is long-term care. This remarkable nursing home also performed extremely well in this area, in which we awarded it an A+. This rounded out a perfect profile of four A+'s. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down this place's vaccination data. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
East Jefferson Hospital Snf Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better