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West Jefferson Health Care Center

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Updated Nov 1, 2021 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B-minus
Oct 18: FNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: DApr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: DSep 20: DOct 20: DNov 20: DJan 21: DFeb 21: DMar 21: DApr 21: CMay 21: CJun 21: CJul 21: CAug 21: CSep 21: COct 21: CNov 21: B-
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1020 Manhattan Blvd,
Harvey LA 70058

89.23% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for West Jefferson Health Care Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

West Jefferson Health Care Center is located in Harvey, Louisiana, a city with a population of 39,887 people. We gave it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack rating. In our view, this facility ought to be a good fit for most people. The best part of this place's report card is its exemplary inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Home Making
  • X-Ray

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this place really excelled in the category of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Few facilities performed better in this category. Our inspection ratings are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also was awarded a positive score in our long-term care category. We gave this facility an above average grade of B+ in that area. If you are looking for services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care ratings. One of the datapoints we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 87.465935 percent of its patients. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: C

This nursing home's nursing grade appears to be one of its better features. The facility received a grade of C in this category. There are a host of datapoints included in this grade. Many of these criteria reflect the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. It scored well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: F

Moving on to our next category, this facility really did not fare very well. Due to a poor grade of F in short-term care, this is this nursing home's weakest category grade. In forming these short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to formulate a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that just 3.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

West Jefferson Health Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 1.36% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a fall which caused severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 2.52% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 17.91% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used to treat several conditions, such as dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 13.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 0% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 86.27% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 16.14% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 7.86% of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry believe that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: F

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 0.04 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 7.86% of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In West Jefferson Health Care Center, 6.3% of Patients

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.

Nearby Hospitals

  • West Jefferson Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.01 miles away1101 Medical Center Blvd Marrero Louisiana 70072Voluntary non-profit - Private(504) 347-5511
  • Touro InfirmaryAcute Care Hospitals 2.39 miles away1401 Foucher Street New Orleans Louisiana 70115Voluntary non-profit - Private(504) 897-8247
  • Tulane Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.79 miles away1415 Tulane Ave New Orleans Louisiana 70112Voluntary non-profit - Private(504) 988-5263
  • Childrens HospitalChildrens 3.93 miles away200 Henry Clay Ave New Orleans Louisiana 70118Voluntary non-profit - Private(504) 899-9511
  • University Medical Center New OrleansAcute Care Hospitals 4.24 miles away2000 Canal Street New Orleans Louisiana 70112Voluntary non-profit - Private(504) 903-3000
  • St Bernard Parish HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.04 miles away8000 West Judge Perez Drive Chalmette Louisiana 70043Government - Hospital District or Authority(504) 826-9500
  • Ochsner Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.41 miles away1516 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans Louisiana 70121Voluntary non-profit - Private(504) 842-3000
  • East Jefferson General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.42 miles away4200 Houma Blvd Metairie Louisiana 70006Government - Hospital District or Authority(504) 454-4000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmcna - Gretna1.15 miles away959 Behrman Hgwy Gretna Louisiana 70056Dialysis Stations: 17 (504) 391-1041
  • Davita - Oakwood Dialysis1.82 miles away148 Hector Ave Gretna Louisiana 70056Dialysis Stations: 12 (504) 376-1603
  • Fmcna - Marrero1.99 miles away7325 Westbank Expressway Marrero Louisiana 70072Dialysis Stations: 23 (504) 348-1845
  • Davita - Marrero Dialysis Center2.2 miles away1908 Jutland Dr Harvey Louisiana 70058CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (504) 347-6224
  • New Orleans Kidney Ctr2.36 miles away3434 Prytania Ste 200 New Orleans Louisiana 70115CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (504) 899-8414
  • Fmcna - Westbank2.42 miles away5301 Westbank Expwy Marrero Louisiana 70072Dialysis Stations: 12 (504) 340-8577
  • Fmcna - Barataria2.68 miles away1849 Barataria Blvd Ste A Marrero Louisiana 70072Dialysis Stations: 23 (504) 347-4228
  • Dci - Westbank-Gretna2.88 miles away1010 Behrman Hwy Gretna Louisiana 70056Dialysis Stations: 22 (504) 391-9572