St Christina Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a large nursing home located in Pineville, Louisiana. Featuring an overall score of C, this looks like a decent nursing home. Based on our assessment, there are certainly far worse nursing homes out there. One of the better aspects of this facility's profile is its strong long-term care grade, which we will address in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 140 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

This facility's long-term care score outpaced its overall score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B for its long-term care score. If you are seeking anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care scores. This facility's vaccination records weren't as favorable some of its other statistics in this area, such as its nursing hours. It provided the pneumonia vaccine to just 51.904762 percent of its patients. We'd love to see some improvement herein this statistic next year. The last statistic we looked at is the nursing home's hospitalization rate. Here we found that this nursing home had 2.22 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of B. There are many factors within this category. Most of these datapoints reflect nurse staffing. This nursing home provided 4.6 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is an impressive statistic which typically leads to higher quality care. Lastly, this nursing home also performed even better in most of the quality-based metrics we assessed. By way of illustration, it had a low rate of patients sustaining major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Facility Inspections

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Historical

This nursing home earned a solid inspection report this year as well, with few dings from the applicable government inspectors. As a result, it earned one of our better grades in that category with a score of B-. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. 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. This is a good sign for the quality of care at this nursing home.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: DApr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

This facility's least impressive area was short-term care, which is the final category we assessed. For this category, we gave this facility a grade of D. In the category of short-term care, we strive to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. With a grade this poor for this area, we weren't shocked to discover that this facility was below average in many staffing figures we assess. The facility supplied substantially fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than most facilities. The final measure we considered in this category is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this metric as well, with just 0 percent of its residents returning home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
State:
B-
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

St Christina Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
A+
1.3%
State
B-
9.15%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.

Provider
A+
0.48%
State
B
3.46%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients who suffered from a UTI. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to reporting standards.

Provider
A
0.72%
State
B
2.62%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
F
52.63%
State
B
15.41%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
F
43.86%
State
B-
23.51%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients showing depressive symptoms.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A
1.04%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
F
69.47%
State
B
90.54%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.

Provider
B-
15.67%
State
B
15.81%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental well-being.

Provider
B
16.4%
State
B-
14.95%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
C
2.06
State
C
2.42
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B
16.4
State
B+
14.95
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
9.64
State
B-
11.66
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Rapides Regional Medical Center 2.46 mi
211 4th Street Alexandria Louisiana 71301
(318) 769-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Christus St Frances Cabrini Hospital 3.57 mi
3330 Masonic Drive Alexandria Louisiana 71301
(318) 487-1122
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fmcna - Pineville 2.68 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
151 Sandifer Ln Pineville Louisiana 71360
(318) 443-7131
Fmcna - South Alexandria 3.15 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 23
1915 Beatrice St Alexandria Louisiana 71301
(318) 487-8333
Fmcna - Alexandria 3.34 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 22
225 N Bolton Ave Alexandria Louisiana 71301
(318) 487-1063
Fkc - Central Louisiana 4.06 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
4715 South Macarthur Drive Alexandria Louisiana 71302
(318) 427-4704
Fkc - Bayou Roberts 5.32 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
5820 Masonic Dr Alexandria Louisiana 71301
(318) 448-7069