St Francis Medical Center Snf
309 Jackson Street, Monroe LA 71210 · (318) 966-4962 · 57.5% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
St Francis Medical Center Snf is in Monroe, Louisiana. The city has a population of 86,622 people. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of A+, making it the highest graded facility in the city. We also want to point out that this facility is located in a hospital. Typically, this indicates that more intensive medical services are offered. Keep reading to see this place's category scores, which also impressed us. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 :
Non profit - Church related
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
On top of being a first rate facility overall, this facility excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes performed this well in this category. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category generally have few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This top-shelf facility also was superb in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A+. Very few facilities performed better in this category. In determining our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is considered to be a useful measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. This nursing home is markedly above the national average in terms of its quantity of both physical therapy and registered nurse hours available to its residents. It offered about 1.5 times as much care per patient from both of these care providers than a typical facility provided. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who returned home from this facility. In addition to excelling in the area of physical therapy hours, we found that it fared as well as just about any facility in the nation in this area with 68.4 percent of its patients returning home.
This nursing home also received an A+ for its nursing grade. In determining a facility's nursing score, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are with patients as well as the level of licensure of those nurses. This place boasts a really impressive 6.8 hours of nursing care per patient daily, of which a significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. For example, it performed as well as any facility in the nation in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these metrics as predictive indicators of the quality of nursing care being provided.
Long-term Care Quality
The fourth category we looked at is long-term care. We gave them another impressive score of A+ in this category. This wrapped up a perfect profile of A+'s. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We weren't able to find 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 less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
St Francis Medical Center Snf Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better