Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is in New Orleans, Louisiana. This city is among the most densely populated cities in the country with has a population of 382,333 people. This is a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. We found this nursing home to be better than the majority of the nursing homes in New Orleans, which has a city grade of B-. The best part of this facility's strong profile is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
4021 Cadillac Street,
New Orleans LA 70122
73.85% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively minor. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we have information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home truly excelled in the category of long-term care, where it received a score of A. Only a select group of nursing homes performed more favorably in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 97.910446 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.04 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded its second least favorable rating in the area of short-term care. Unfortunately, we gave this nursing home a grade of D in this area, which is not a very good grade. Our short-term care grades are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. In this nursing home's case, we found that it provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Finally, we assessed the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
This nursing home's least impressive area was nursing, which is the last area we assessed. We gave it a lowly F in this area. In spite of multiple impressive grades in other areas, this score is nevertheless somewhat of a concern so we felt obligated to make a note of it. Our nursing rating is primarily based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing ratings. This nursing home fared well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents that experienced a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.79% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 16.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents who are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.48% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 89.54% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 17.84% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 15.38% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.05 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 15.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 12.77 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 64.63% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for New Orleans, LA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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