Presbyterian Village of Homer is a facility in Homer, Louisiana. The city has a population of 10,268 people. This facility received an overall grade of B, which is a very respectable score. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this place. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.
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Presbyterian Village of Homer
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this facility also earned first-rate health inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our better scores in that area, with an A+. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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. A deficiency-free inspection report is definitely the goal.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to this nursing home's list of accomplishments, it also was given a fine long-term care grade. We gave them an elite grade of A- in this category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. Our nursing grade is primarily associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This place provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is a low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this nursing home performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is usually a good indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final area, this facility was given a C for short-term care, which is generally an acceptable grade. In calculating our short-term care scores, we assess a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is often a reliable assessment of a facility's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Presbyterian Village of Homer Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 10% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who experienced falls leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 2.69% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 16.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 22.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 1.51% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 85.51% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 19.03% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 13.75% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility. Some argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 2.4 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 13.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is 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.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 13.45 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Presbyterian Village of Homer, 67.8% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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