Heritage Manor of Franklinton is a senior living facility located in Franklinton, Louisiana, which has 18,540 people. Our grading system was not favorable to this facility, as it received an overall rating of F. Based on our assessment, you would be better off to avoid of this nursing home. We wouldn't blame you if you are ready to stop reading and find another facility. However, if you want to learn more about this place's category grades, short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
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Heritage Manor of Franklinton
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
Note: Heritage Manor of Franklinton has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
Neither this place's overall grade nor its category grades gave us much to write home about. Its best area was short-term care, but even there it received a lowly D. This is still a poor score. In forming our short-term care ratings, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to formulate a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Not surprisingly, we discovered that this nursing home offers significantly less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who returned home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 5.2 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Unfortunately, this nursing home earned an F for its inspection rating. This is a very important category. Grades in this range typically point to some red flags on the nursing home's inspection reports. When a nursing home has this poor of an inspection rating, you should look for severe deficiencies on its inspection report. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to resident safety. This facility had 8 deficiencies by CMS. The only favorable thing we found is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that suggest they created a risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility wound up receiving a bottom of the barrel grade in our long-term care area. It was given an F in this area. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category likely don't provide the type of consistent 24/7 care that some other facilities offer. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. Candidly, we were a bit concerned this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to only 78.37838 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes. This is its best feature in this category.
The final category we analyzed is nursing. Sadly, it received an F in this area, which is a poor grade. Our nursing score is based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with patients. This place offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is not a very impressive figure. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these data points to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Manor of Franklinton Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 10% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who have suffered a fall which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 2.69% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 16.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents who are given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 22.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 1.51% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 85.51% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 19.03% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 13.75% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients health.
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 2.4 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 13.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 13.45 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Manor of Franklinton, 67.8% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's usually correlates with better rehabilitation.
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