Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. is one of a variety of available nursing homes to select from in Shreveport, Louisiana. With an overall rating of B-, this nursing home somewhat surprisingly is ranked among the ten best facilities in the city. Based on our analysis, this place ought to meet the needs of many people. One of the major highlights of this facility's profile is its stellar inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.
Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1825 Laurel St.,
Shreveport LA 71103
96.52% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
While this nursing home's overall grade was not bad, it really fared well in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a positive grade in our long-term care category. We gave this facility a better than average grade of B+ in that category. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 99.53052 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
We gave this nursing home a grade of just D for our short-term care rating. This is not a very good score. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. It looks like this place was subpar in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its patients based on the metrics we assessed. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The next area we graded is nursing, which ended up being this nursing home's worst area. It received an F for this area, which is clearly very concerning. In calculating our nursing ratings, we factor in both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This particular facility offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This number is quite a bit below average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these metrics to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 9.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percent of long-term care residents which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 2.79% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 16.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents that are given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 1.48% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 89.54% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 17.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 15.38% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels.
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 2.05 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 15.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 12.77 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Shreveport, LA
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- 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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