Ochsner Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility
2614 Jefferson Hwy, 3rd Floor, New Orleans LA 70121 · (504) 736-4949 · 151% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Ochsner Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility is located in the large metropolitan area of New Orleans, Louisiana. With an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is without a doubt a top-shelf nursing home. This turned out to be substantially better than many of the facilities in New Orleans. Finally, this is a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong ratings in each of the major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
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Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
On top of faring well overall, this facility earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it received one of our best scores in that category with an A+. Our inspection grades are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received an A+ short-term care grade, rendering it one of the few facilities to be awarded multiple A+ category scores. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. This nursing home is the gold standard when it comes to skilled nursing staffing. The facility provided about one and a half times as many registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than a typical facility. This is what we like to find when grading a facility in this category. The last measure we assessed in this category is the number of residents that were able to return home from the facility. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in Louisiana in this area with 77.9 percent of its residents returning home.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. In calculating a nursing home's nursing rating, we consider the amount of time nurses are caring for residents and the levels of training of those nurses. This place boasts a really impressive 4.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day, of which a significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we looked at is long-term care, where this nursing home was given a grade of A. This rounded out an elite profile. Very few nursing homes earned an A- or higher in each of our categories. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. We were not able to locate this place's vaccination data. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ochsner Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better