LAFON NURSING FACILITY OF THE HOLY FAMILY

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Lafon Nursing Facility of the Holy Family. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

LAFON NURSING FACILITY OF THE HOLY FAMILY
6900 CHEF MENTEUR HWY
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70126
(504) 241-6285

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

34%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 52
  • Certified Beds: 155

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Metairie | Harvey | Gretna

Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Lafon Nursing Facility of the Holy Family. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-1019.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-56.9%
Total Percent:26.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1625.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-548.5%
Total Percent:74.0%
 

Rating Details For Lafon Nursing Facility of the Holy Family

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours40 Minutes58 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours2 Hours40 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 37 Minutes2 Hours and 23 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 40 Minutes1 Hour and 38 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 17 Minutes4 Hours

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Louisiana are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityLouisiana Average
No Quality of Care Measures Are Available. This Information Can Be Obtained by Calling the Facility At (504) 241-6285

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 04/01/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 04/01/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 04/01/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Resident Rights

Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Inspection Date: 04/01/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Try to Resolve Each Resident's Complaints Quickly.
  • Inspection Date: 04/01/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)01/28/2011$5,000

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Lafon Nursing Facility of the Holy Family had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 03/29/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 03/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/31/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 03/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/15/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Hospitals of Louisiana - Health Standards Section - Retrieved 2011