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Good Samaritan Living Center

  • Date Updated:  June 01, 2024
  • CMS Overall 5-Star Rating:  
  • Address:  605 HILLTOP AVENUE
    FRANKLINTON LA 70438 Map
  • Phone:  985-839-6706
  • Website:   Click Here
  • Medicare Provider Number:  195612
  • Participating in Medicare Since:  September 24, 2004
  • No. of Certified Beds:  84
  • No. of Residents:   36
  • Occupancy:   46.15% ( as of 06/09/2024 )
  • Amount Fined:  $169,292.23
  • Complaints Filed:   0

  About Good Samaritan Living Center

Good Samaritan Living Center, located in FRANKLINTON, LA, is a non-profit organization that accepts Medicare and Medicaid. It is not part of a continuing care retirement community. It is located not in a hospital. Good Samaritan Living Center offers a range of services including skilled nursing, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and specialized memory care. The center is equipped with modern amenities and a supportive environment designed to enhance the quality of life for its residents. With a focus on personalized care plans and community engagement.

  • Good Samaritan Living Center is ranked #1 out of 2 facilities within a 10 mile radius and #5 out of 6 facilities within a 25 mile radius. See Ranking Report
  • CMS 5-Star Overall Rating is (1 out of 5):
  • Current Trend:   Worsening
  • Total Nursing Hours Spent Per Resident Per Day: 2.68
    (The national average is 3.78 )
  • The percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission is 25.94% .
  •    CMS has identified this facility as either having actual cases of abuse or has decided that abuse is possible.
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  Good Samaritan Living Center Owner & Operator Information

Business Entity Name:

HOME AWAY FROM HOME, INC.

Owners:

Managers and Directors:

  Good Samaritan Living Center Ratings and Inspection Scores

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regularly inspects every skilled nursing facility. The results of the multi-day inspection is a series of star ratings. The health inspection scores are an absolute value, so you can compare one facility's score directly to another.

Ratings

Overall Rating 1:
Health Inspection Rating 1:
Quality Rating 4:
Staffing Rating 1:

Inspection Scores

Cycle 1 Score (as of April 11, 2024) 191
Cycle 2 Score (as of April 06, 2023) 20
Cycle 3 Score (as of April 20, 2022) 28
Weighted All Cycles Score 107

  Nursing Hours Spent Per Patient

CMS provides detailed information about how long nursing staff spends with residents. This data includes nursing subcategories of Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and non-nursing Certified Nursing Assistants. More hours spend per patient should can indicate a better facility or it could indicate more complicated situations.

The nursing staff of Good Samaritan Living Center spends LESS time on average with its residents than the state average and LESS time than the national average for total nursing homes spent per resident.

Type Facility State / National Avg
Registered Nurse (RN)
Hours 0.22 0.30 / 0.65
Case Mix 0.33 0.36 / 0.38
Adjusted 0.25 NA / NA
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Hours 1.00 1.17 / 0.87
Case Mix 0.70 NA / NA
Adjusted 1.05 NA / NA
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
Hours 1.46 2.24 / 2.26
Case Mix 1.87 NA / NA
Adjusted 1.59 NA / NA
Total Licensed Staff
Hours 1.22 1.47 / 1.53
Physical Therapist (PT)
Hours 0.00 0.05 / 0.07
Total Nursing Homes Spent per Resident on Average
Hours 2.68 3.71 / 3.78
Case Mix 2.91 3.08 / 3.15
Adjusted 2.90 NA / NA

  Quality Measures

Quality measures are based both on patient survey information and on the results of actual claims that are filed with CMS. It is not clear what period is covered in the measures.

Desc. Perc./ State Avg. / Comparison
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission (qm521)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
25.9% / 27.4%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit (qm522)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
6.5% / 15.1%
Better
Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm551)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
2.3% / 2.7%
Better
Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm552)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
2.0% / 2.0%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased (qm401) 15.5% / 18.3%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight (qm404) 4.8% / 5.3%
Better
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder (qm405) 31.3% / 41.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder (qm406) 1.2% / 1.5%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection (qm407) 6.8% / 2.9%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms (qm408) 0.0% / 1.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained (qm409) 2.7% / 0.3%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (qm410) 6.8% / 3.6%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm415) 100.0% / 93.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication (qm419) 4.5% / 17.8%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm430) 97.0% / 84.2%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication (qm434) 0.0% / 3.0%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened (qm451) 11.3% / 14.9%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication (qm452) 20.9% / 22.7%
Better
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers (qm453) 15.5% / 9.4%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm454) 100.0% / 93.7%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function (qm471) 87.5% / 70.0%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm472) 90.9% / 75.7%
Better

  Hospitals Near Good Samaritan Living Center

Quite often skilled nursing facilities and hospitals work closely together to help patients recover or manage a terminal illness. Hospitals deals with acute care while nursing homes treat patients for a longer period of time. New residents at skilled nursing homes typically come from a hospital and nursing home residents may be readmitted to a hospital if their recovery does not proceed well. (Hospital readmission rates are closely monitored by CMS.) Consequently it is important that you consider which hospitals are near a nursing home which choosing one. Below is a list of hospitals near Good Samaritan Living Center.

This information is based on the most recent Hospital data. Historical data is not available.

Hospital 5-Star Overall Rating
OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS HOSPITAL
433 PLAZA STREET
BOGALUSA, LA 70427
4
HOOD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
301 W WALNUT STREET
AMITE, LA 70422
Not Available
RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
1900 SOUTH MAIN ST
FRANKLINTON, LA 70438
Not Available
LALLIE KEMP MEDICAL CENTER
52579 HIGHWAY 51 SOUTH
INDEPENDENCE, LA 70443
Not Available
UNIVERSAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL
800 S OAK ST
HAMMOND, LA 70403
Not Available
BEACHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
205 N CHERRY STREET / PO BOX 351
MAGNOLIA, MS 39652
Not Available
WALTHALL COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL CAH
100 HOSPITAL DRIVE
TYLERTOWN, MS 39667
Not Available

Ratings History for Good Samaritan Living Center

  Medical Professionals Associated with Good Samaritan Living Center

These are the doctors who are affiliated with Good Samaritan Living Center. The data is from the most recent period. Historical data is not available.

  • STEVEN OGDEN ( EMERGENCY MEDICINE - TROMPE COUILLON ADVENTURES LLC )
  • LUIS ALVARADO ( INTERNAL MEDICINE - ST TAMMANY PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO 1 )
  • HOSSEIN TABARI ( NEPHROLOGY - NNI COVINGTON LLC )
  • BECKY FERRIER ( FAMILY PRACTICE - RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER )

  Local Nursing Homes

Below is a list of nursing homes in near Good Samaritan Living Center (including this home). This list is ranked based on the nursing home's health inspection scores (alse referred to as the "weighted all cycles score"). We also show the home's 5-star overall rating in the list. (If a nursing home has been flaged by CMS for abuse, we will added an icon (  ) to the home to indicate this.)

The data is based on the dataset as of June 01, 2024.

Name Health Inspection Score / Overall Rating
Diversicare of Tylertown
(TYLERTOWN, MS)
14 / 5:
Billdora Senior Care
(TYLERTOWN, MS)
17.333 / 4:
The Lodge at Tangi Pines
(AMITE, LA)
18 / 4:
Resthaven Living Center
(BOGALUSA, LA)
25.333 / 4:
Good Samaritan Living Center
(FRANKLINTON, LA)
106.833 / 1:
Fair City Health and Rehab
(FRANKLINTON, LA)
367.333 / 1:

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Ownership Details for Good Samaritan Living Center

A list of all of the registered owners for Good Samaritan Living Center. This includes direct and indirect owners and managers.

Noted Deficiencies for Good Samaritan Living Center

A list of all of the deficiencies for the facility. This includes a description, type of deficiency, incident date and when the facility reports that the incident was corrected.

Nursing Hours Analysis for Good Samaritan Living Center

How long a nurse spends with a resident can be an important factor in their recovery. This page shows the average nursing hours spent per resident for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, PTs and all licensed staff.

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