Hammond Nursing Home is an average-sized nursing home located in Hammond, Louisiana. This nursing home received an overall grade of B-, which is a solid grade. We were somewhat surprised to learn that it is actually rated as the number one nursing home in Hammond. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's profile is its stellar inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We want to draw your attention to the fact that this facility really outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received an excellent government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in this area with an A+. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

We also want to draw your attention to the fact that this facility was awarded a great long-term care score. Indeed, we gave it one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A. When facilities receive this type of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a deadly condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. Lastly, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this nursing home had 3.09 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Although this admittedly wasn't as favorable as some of its other scores in this area, this figure may be skewed for some nursing homes due to some of the medical complexity of patients.

Nurse Quality

F
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Historical

The next area we looked at was nursing, where we gave this facility an F. This was definitely one of this facility's major weaknesses. In computing a facility's nursing rating, we consider the amount of time nurses are with residents as well as the level of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home provided only 2.8 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is an alarmingly low total. Lastly, we also looked at some quality measures in determining our nursing scores. This nursing home was above average in two of the major metrics we considered, with solid scores for avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

F
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Historical

The last area we rated is short-term care, which is this facility's least impressive category. Unfortunately, we gave it an abysmal F for this area, which is certainly very concerning. Short-term care grades are important for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 22.1 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B-
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Hammond Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that suffer from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.

Provider
B
7.14%
State
B-
9.15%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents who sustained falls resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.

Provider
A-
1.74%
State
B
3.46%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
A
0.53%
State
B
2.62%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A-
8.36%
State
B
15.41%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
B+
15.18%
State
B-
23.51%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A
1.04%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
90.54%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
B+
12.5%
State
B
15.81%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' mental and physical health.

Provider
C
13.16%
State
B-
14.95%
National
B
17.09%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of patients.

Provider
D
2.65
State
C
2.42
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
A-
13.16
State
B+
14.95
National
B
17.09

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A
6.18
State
B-
11.66
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

North Oaks Medical Center, L L C 1.87 mi
15790 Paul Vega Md Drive Hammond Louisiana 70403
(985) 345-2700
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Lallie Kemp Medical Center 9.15 mi
52579 Highway 51 South Independence Louisiana 70443
(985) 878-9421
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - State
Hood Memorial Hospital 16.75 mi
301 W Walnut Street Amite Louisiana 70422
(985) 748-9485
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority

Nearby Dialysis

Hammond Dialysis Clinic, LLC 1.44 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
42286 Veterans Ave Hammond Louisiana 70403
(985) 345-8855
Fmcna - Quality Care Dialysis-Hammond 1.81 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
1204 S Morrison Blvd Ste A Hammond Louisiana 70403
(985) 345-0544
Fmcna - Florida Parish Kidney Ctr 1.82 mi
Dialysis Stations: 23
16081 Doctors Blvd Ste A Hammond Louisiana 70403
(985) 345-5621
Fmcna - Amite 16.37 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 13
207 W Mulberry Amite Louisiana 70422
(985) 748-8285
Fkc - Tchefuncte River 18.21 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
397 Hwy 21 Ste 602 Madisonville Louisiana 70447
(985) 792-5334
Davita - Dialysis Systems of Covington 19.23 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
210 Greenbriar Blvd Covington Louisiana 70433
(985) 875-1915