Garden Court Health and Rehabilitation Center
4405 Airline Drive, Bossier City LA 71111 · (318) 747-5440 · 42.07% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
With an address in Bossier City, Louisiana, Garden Court Health and Rehabilitation Center is one of seven facilities in the city. We awarded this facility a very respectable overall score of B+. Indeed, it is one of the three highest graded nursing homes in the city. You can definitely do much worse than this facility. This facility is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to being a quality nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Few facilities performed better in this category. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our short-term care score. In determining these short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. This facility offered more physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most facilities. This is what we like to find when assessing a nursing home in this category. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed the majority of nursing homes in the nation with 52.2 percent of its residents able to return home.
Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. The nursing rating analyzes many components, but the most important one is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This place provides an incredible 4.4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any facility in Louisiana in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed was long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a solid score in that category, with a C. Even though this isn't as high as some of its other grades, it is nevertheless not a major area of concern. Long-term care grades assess a nursing home's assistance with daily living rather than the highly skilled nursing and medical services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided vaccination data. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Garden Court Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
This is the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Percent of Patients
Higher is Better
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better