Eastridge Nursing Center is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Abbeville, Louisiana. Sporting an overall score of C, this appears to be a solid facility. Based on our analysis, this place ought to meet the needs of many people. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's profile is its remarkable inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Eastridge Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
We want to point out that this facility outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our highest scores in this area with an A+. Inspection ratings account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area generally have few of these severe deficiencies. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded an impressive grade in our long-term care category. We awarded this facility an above average grade of B+ in that category. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Another strength of this nursing home is its favorable grade in nursing. We gave them one of our better scores in that area, with a score of D. There are a variety of factors included in this grade. Many of the criteria relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 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 calculating our nursing grades. This place fared well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these metrics to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the last category, this nursing home really didn't perform well. With a very poor grade of F in short-term care, this was this nursing home's poorest grade. In our short-term care rating, we endeavor to forge a sound gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at a nursing home's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. With a score of this caliber for this category, we were not shocked to discover that this nursing home was below average in multiple staffing areas we assess. The facility offered far fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The last item we considered in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this metric as well, with just 3.5 percent of its residents returning home. Unfortunately, this was well below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eastridge Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 5.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 4.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who have sustained a fall resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 0.4% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic could be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 23.73% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 17.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 0% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 100% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 29.41% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 12.3% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 12.3% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 12.89% of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 91.6% of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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