Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of Lafayette
2810 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, 5th Floor, Lafayette LA 70506 · (337) 289-8180 · 60% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of Lafayette is in Lafayette, Louisiana. This city has a population of 151,705 people. This facility is among the highest-graded nursing homes we assessed. A score in this range requires first-rate marks across the board. We also wanted to point out that this nursing home is based in a hospital. Typically, this indicates that more intensive medical services are offered. Scroll down to find this facility's category scores, which are also quite good. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
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For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. It doesn't appear that we have deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its high-end accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for our long-term care rating. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. This facility clearly fared favorably enough in these metrics to earn an impressive grade in this category.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded a favorable short-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our higher grades in that category with a score of B+. In our short-term care category, we strive to forge a sound gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess a facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Remarkably, this nursing home provides about 50% more services from physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is a very favorable sign. The final item we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
In the last category, we awarded this facility a A+ for its nursing score. This finished off a very favorable profile. There are a variety of factors within this area. Many of these criteria reflect levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided 9.1 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This was one of the higher figures we found. Furthermore, a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of offering high levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any facility in the nation when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of Lafayette Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better