Lanessa Extended Care is located in Webster, Massachusetts, a city with a total of 16,767 people. This turns out to be a solid facility, with an overall grade of C. Based on our analysis, there are certainly far worse places out there. The best part of this place's profile is is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Lanessa Extended Care
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Blood Administration
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this ended up being a decent facility is it received a favorable inspection grade. In that category, we awarded this facility a B+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a strong grade in long-term care. This nursing home earned a B in this category, which is one of our better scores. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we finished looking at the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 74.36823 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received its next highest category grade in the category of short-term care. We gave this facility a grade of C in this area, which is a respectable grade. Our short-term care scores are considered to be more meaningful for those requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. This includes not just nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, this facility was below average in terms of its level of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the metrics we assessed. The question is whether this adversely impacted quality of care. Lastly, we considered the number of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually well below the national average.
Turning to our fourth area, this facility really didn't perform well. With a rock bottom grade of F in nursing, this is its poorest area. Our nursing rating assesses a handful of components, most of which are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided only 0.2 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility fared well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these areas to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lanessa Extended Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lanessa Extended Care, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who have pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lanessa Extended Care, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lanessa Extended Care, 2.45% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lanessa Extended Care, 18.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lanessa Extended Care, 18.8% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lanessa Extended Care, 1.95% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lanessa Extended Care, 91.63% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lanessa Extended Care, 15.18% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lanessa Extended Care, 19.01% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Lanessa Extended Care, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lanessa Extended Care, 19.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lanessa Extended Care, 10.9 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lanessa Extended Care, 71.03% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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