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 Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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 99.51691 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.
Moving on to the last category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of D for the area of nursing. This is the facility's least impressive category grade. Sadly, this score hurt the facility's overall grade a bit. When computing our nursing grades, we assess both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This particular place averaged a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This figure is significantly below average. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing scores. This place performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these statistics to be indicators 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., 9.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who have had a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 2.76% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 15.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 22.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents who are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 1.54% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents showing symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 89.03% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 17.58% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 16.37% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that retained mobility levels.
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 1.85 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 16.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Harmony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 12.9 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room 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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