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Golden Age of Welsh

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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410 South Simmons Street,
Welsh LA 70591

(337) 734-2555

80.43% estimated occupancy 1

Golden Age of Welsh is an average-sized facility located in Welsh, Louisiana. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is a very strong rating. In our view, this place is a no brainer for just about anybody. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively minor. This nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive assessments in other areas, we awarded this facility a score of A for its long-term care score. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 99.717514 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. The last statistic we assessed was the nursing home's hospitalization rate. Here we found that this facility had 3.37 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. While this admittedly wasn't as impressive as some of its other scores in this area, this statistic can be skewed for some nursing homes based on some of the preexisting medical conditions of residents.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our nursing score assesses the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also factored a few quality-based metrics into our nursing grades. This place was relatively weak in two of the major areas we focus on, with below average scores for minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care provided.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The next category we analyzed was short-term care. This facility was given a strong short-term care grade in our assessment, with a B-. Even though this isn't nearly as strong as some of its other scores, this is nevertheless a respectable rating in this category. With our short-term care grade, we seek to create a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze a facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 38.7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Golden Age of Welsh Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Golden Age of Welsh, 9.91% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Golden Age of Welsh, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who had falls which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Golden Age of Welsh, 2.75% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Golden Age of Welsh, 15.82% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Golden Age of Welsh, 22.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A

In Golden Age of Welsh, 1.57% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents showing symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Golden Age of Welsh, 89.69% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Golden Age of Welsh, 17.57% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Golden Age of Welsh, 16.33% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: D

In Golden Age of Welsh, 1.86 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Golden Age of Welsh, 16.33 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Golden Age of Welsh, 12.99 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Jennings American Legion HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.28 miles away1634 Elton Road Jennings Louisiana 70546Voluntary non-profit - Private(337) 616-7000
  • Jennings Senior Care HospitalPsychiatric 9.36 miles away1 Hospital Drive, Suite 201 Jennings Louisiana 70546Proprietary(337) 824-1558
  • Allen Parish HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.02 miles away108 6th Avenue Kinder Louisiana 70648Government - Hospital District or Authority(337) 738-2527

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dci - Jennings9.26 miles away1322 Elton Rd Ste C Jennings Louisiana 70546Dialysis Stations: 15 (337) 616-8232
  • Fmcna - Jennings9.4 miles away1906 Johnson St Jennings Louisiana 70546Dialysis Stations: 12 (337) 824-5353

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