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.
Eastridge Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
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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Short-term Care Quality
Unfortunately, this facility received an F for its short-term care score. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to qualify measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Based on its grade in this area, we weren't stunned to discover that this nursing home is well below average in terms of its number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours offered to its patients based on the metrics we assessed. Honestly, this was what we expected here. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
The last area we analyzed was nursing, which is this nursing home's least impressive category. It received a lowly F for this area, which is certainly very concerning. There are several criteria within this area. Most of these data points reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. This facility performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these metrics to be indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eastridge Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 9.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 2.76% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 15.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percent of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 22.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients which were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 1.54% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 89.03% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 17.58% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing. Some believe that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 16.37% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 1.85 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 16.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 12.9 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Eastridge Nursing Center, 63.81% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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