Located in Lafayette, Indiana, St Mary Healthcare Center is one of six available nursing homes in this city. Featuring an overall score of B, this facility is a fine choice. As far as we can see, this nursing home looks like a good fit for quite a few people. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive profile is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section
St Mary Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall grade, this facility earned a grade of B+ for its inspections rating. This is a well above average score in this category. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
An additional strong feature for this nursing home is that it was awarded an impressive short-term care grade. Indeed, this turned out to be its second best category score. In that area, we gave this nursing home a B+. Our short-term care scores are thought to be most critical for folks in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. The nursing grade assesses several datapoints, most of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was long-term care. We gave this nursing home a B- in that category. Our long-term care grade is often used to measure a nursing home's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services provided by a rehabilitation facility. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 93.273544 percent of its residents for pneumonia. On a more positive note, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
St Mary Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who have experienced a urinary tract infection. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 12.38% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 91.56% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is critical to patients health.
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In St Mary Healthcare Center, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Lafayette, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Lafayette, Indiana has 5 other nursing homes
- Franciscan Health LafayetteAcute Care Hospitals 2.56 miles away1701 S Creasy Ln Lafayette Indiana 47905Voluntary non-profit - Church(765) 502-4334
- Indiana University Health Arnett HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.6 miles away5165 Mccarty Ln Lafayette Indiana 47905Voluntary non-profit - Private(765) 448-8000
- Fmc - Liberty Dialysis - Lafayette Ii0.55 miles away1020 N 18th Street Lafayette Indiana 47904CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 32 (765) 420-8000
- Lafayette at Home1.46 miles away2 Executive Drive, Suite B Lafayette Indiana 47905Dialysis Stations: 4 (765) 446-1627
- Us Renal Care Lafayette Dialysis2.3 miles away915 B Mezzanine Drive Lafayette Indiana 47905CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (765) 448-4851