Lafayette Extended Care is a small nursing home located in Lafayette, Alabama. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a high-end rating. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong with this place. One of the major highlights of this facility's exemplary profile is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 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

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This nursing home was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to be an imminent 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: B-Apr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: B+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This facility also received an A+ long-term care grade, rendering it one of the few nursing homes to be given more than one A+ category scores. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 94.27481 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a deadly health condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home does not leave this to chance. The last datapoint we looked at is the nursing home's hospitalization rate. We found that this facility had 2.29 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Nurse Quality

A
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Historical

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. We analyzed the levels of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses spent with residents, in computing our score in this area. This facility provides an incredible 4.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is much better than what is offered by most places. Lastly, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. By way of illustration, in terms of the number of its patients sustaining falls which lead to serious injury, this facility performed as well as any nursing home in the country. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

The next area we looked at is short-term care. This nursing home was awarded a better than average short-term care score in our assessment, with a C. While this isn't as strong as several of its other category grades, this remains a decent rating in that category. Short-term care grades are often employed to measure a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To offer highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must provide higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 23.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
A-
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

Lafayette Extended Care Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
D
11.27%
State
B
7.31%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.

Provider
A+
0.76%
State
B
3.36%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
D
5.77%
State
B-
3.68%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Provider
C
18.29%
State
B-
19.04%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percent of long-term care residents who are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
B
20%
State
B-
24.34%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
A-
0.43%
State
A-
1.2%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Provider
D
91.17%
State
B
93.13%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.

Provider
A
9.17%
State
B+
13.13%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
F
2.16%
State
B-
14.94%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.

Provider
D
2.41
State
B
1.81
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
A+
2.16
State
B+
14.94
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

East Alabama Medical Center 16.97 mi
2000 Pepperell Parkway Opelika Alabama 36801
(334) 749-3411
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Lake Martin Community Hospital 19.78 mi
201 Mariarden Road Dadeville Alabama 36853
(256) 825-7821
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc Chambers 0.06 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
802 Hospital Street Lafayette Alabama 36862
(334) 864-9914
Fmc Langdale 14.61 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 19
8 Medical Park Valley Alabama 36854
(334) 756-4192
Fmc Opelika 16.53 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 31
2609 Village Professional Dr Ste 2 Opelika Alabama 36801
(334) 749-5085
Opelika Dialysis Center 17.02 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
2340 Pepperell Pkwy Opelika Alabama 36801
(334) 745-6883
Roanoke Dialysis Clinic 19.57 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
4459 Us Highway 431 Roanoke Alabama 36274
(334) 863-8365